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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 11:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' South, Longitude: 61° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"996.73 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 misouth996.62 mi
24 hours11° 51' 26.5"814.23 mieast4° 00' 45.1"275.78 misouth855.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréSat 1:40 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoSat 1:40 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 1:40 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaSat 1:40 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaSat 1:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 1:40 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 1:40 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSat 1:40 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 2:40 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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