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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' South, Longitude: 61° 37' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"996.67 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 misouth996.56 mi
24 hours11° 51' 25.1"814.16 mieast4° 00' 46.3"275.78 misouth855.68 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 PM130 km81 miles70 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoSat 1:40 PM321 km200 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 1:40 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaSat 1:40 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaSat 1:40 PM906 km563 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 1:40 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 1:40 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSat 1:40 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 2:40 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast-northeast ENE

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