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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: 11%

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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 50° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.3"984.43 miwest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 misouth984.23 mi
24 hours12° 22' 56.2"840.97 mieast3° 30' 24.5"241.08 misouth869.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalmasSun 2:40 PM205 km127 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Félix do XinguSun 2:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 2:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasSun 2:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GoiâniaSun 2:40 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth S
BelémSun 2:40 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 2:40 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmEast E
ManausSun 1:40 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 2:40 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 2:40 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
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