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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' South, Longitude: 59° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"996.74 miwest0° 10' 27.4"11.98 misouth996.63 mi
24 hours11° 51' 13.2"813.98 mieast4° 00' 55.9"275.97 misouth855.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 1:30 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoSat 1:30 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaSat 1:30 PM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 2:30 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSat 2:30 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:30 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 2:30 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 1:30 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNorth N

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