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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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 17° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.77 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 31.7"954.50 miwest0° 06' 21.7"7.29 minorth954.79 mi
24 hours13° 36' 47.4"900.77 mieast3° 01' 33.0"208.06 minorth931.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 9:00 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
RecifeSat 6:00 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 6:00 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 9:00 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 6:00 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:00 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSat 9:00 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 9:00 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 9:00 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 9:00 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmNorth N
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