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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: 74%
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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 59' South
Longitude: 15° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.4"954.40 miwest0° 06' 20.6"7.27 minorth954.70 mi
24 hours13° 36' 56.9"900.86 mieast3° 01' 08.9"207.60 minorth931.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 8:50 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast E
RecifeSat 5:50 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 5:50 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 8:50 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 8:50 PM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 8:50 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 8:50 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 8:50 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 5:50 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSat 8:50 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmNortheast NE
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