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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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 57° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.4"939.02 miwest0° 00' 29.3"0.56 minorth939.05 mi
24 hours14° 02' 25.5"914.59 mieast0° 47' 34.1"54.53 minorth918.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte OlimpoThu 5:50 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 5:50 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionThu 5:50 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth S
Santa CruzThu 5:50 PM643 km400 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreThu 5:50 PM828 km514 miles447 nmWest W
SaltaThu 6:50 PM999 km621 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 6:50 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 5:50 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloThu 6:50 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaThu 6:50 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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