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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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 14:50:00 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: 71%

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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 71° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.0"951.04 miwest0° 05' 39.4"6.48 minorth951.31 mi
24 hours13° 42' 27.5"903.94 mieast2° 46' 08.9"190.41 minorth930.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 6:50 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 8:50 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 6:50 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 6:50 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 6:50 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 7:50 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSat 7:50 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 5:50 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 8:20 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 5:50 PM3137 km1950 miles1694 nmWest W

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