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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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 20:50:00 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: 63%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.79 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"943.25 miwest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 minorth943.42 mi
24 hours13° 55' 37.0"911.28 mieast1° 56' 53.9"133.99 minorth926.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 5:50 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 5:50 PM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 5:50 PM1572 km976 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloFri 5:50 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 5:50 PM1996 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaFri 5:50 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest W
JamestownFri 8:50 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmEast E
BelémFri 5:50 PM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionFri 4:50 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 5:50 PM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmSouthwest SW

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