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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: 39%

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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' South, Longitude: 3° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.9"943.76 miwest0° 03' 07.6"3.59 misouth943.62 mi
24 hours13° 51' 49.5"906.82 mieast0° 40' 59.7"47.00 misouth906.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 5:08 PM429 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaWed 6:08 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 7:08 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 5:08 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 6:08 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaWed 6:08 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 6:08 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 5:08 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
Cape TownWed 7:08 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmSoutheast SE
AccraWed 5:08 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N

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