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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 21:00:00 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: 74%

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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 17° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.76 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.6"954.42 miwest0° 06' 21.6"7.29 minorth954.72 mi
24 hours13° 36' 48.6"900.72 mieast3° 01' 30.4"208.00 minorth931.05 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 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast E
RecifeSat 6:00 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 6:00 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 9:00 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 6:00 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:00 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSat 9:00 PM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 9:00 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 9:00 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 9:00 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth N

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