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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 6:00 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 9:00 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 6:00 PM2755 km1712 miles1487 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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