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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: 64%

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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.7"943.59 miwest0° 03' 35.2"4.11 minorth943.77 mi
24 hours13° 55' 01.9"910.96 mieast1° 59' 50.1"137.36 minorth926.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo HorizonteFri 6:50 PM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador ValadaresFri 6:50 PM144 km90 miles78 nmEast E
Teófilo OtoniFri 6:50 PM226 km140 miles122 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montes ClarosFri 6:50 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VitóriaFri 6:50 PM355 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiteróiFri 6:50 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:50 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth S
PirassunungaFri 6:50 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 6:50 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
CampinasFri 6:50 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW

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