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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 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 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° 06' 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' 35.1"4.11 minorth943.76 mi
24 hours13° 55' 02.5"910.97 mieast1° 59' 47.0"137.30 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
Governador ValadaresFri 6:50 PM116 km72 miles63 nmEast E
Belo HorizonteFri 6:50 PM128 km79 miles69 nmSouthwest SW
Teófilo OtoniFri 6:50 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
VitóriaFri 6:50 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiteróiFri 6:50 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:50 PM453 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
PirassunungaFri 6:50 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
CampinasFri 6:50 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 6:50 PM612 km380 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloFri 6:50 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW

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