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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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 45° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.96 meters/second, 1519.1 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' 57.8"943.65 miwest0° 03' 36.3"4.14 minorth943.82 mi
24 hours13° 54' 56.8"910.91 mieast2° 00' 15.7"137.85 minorth926.46 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 7:00 PM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-southeast ESE
PirassunungaFri 7:00 PM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaFri 7:00 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
GoiâniaFri 7:00 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
CampinasFri 7:00 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiteróiFri 7:00 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroFri 7:00 PM514 km319 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloFri 7:00 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VitóriaFri 7:00 PM564 km350 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantosFri 7:00 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth S

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