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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 18:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 76° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.42 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"996.25 miwest0° 10' 25.4"11.94 misouth996.13 mi
24 hours11° 52' 37.6"815.23 mieast3° 59' 47.6"274.66 misouth856.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 1:40 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
LojaSat 1:40 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 1:40 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 1:40 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 1:40 PM825 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 2:40 PM918 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
FlorenciaSat 1:40 PM968 km601 miles523 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 2:40 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
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