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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 74%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.4"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 31.8"||954.50 mi||west||0° 06' 21.7"||7.29 mi||north||954.79 mi|
|24 hours||13° 36' 47.4"||900.77 mi||east||3° 01' 33.0"||208.06 mi||north||931.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 9:00 PM||1256 km||781 miles||678 nm|| E|
|Recife||Sat 6:00 PM||2133 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sat 6:00 PM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sat 9:00 PM||2677 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 6:00 PM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 6:00 PM||2772 km||1722 miles||1497 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Sat 9:00 PM||2853 km||1773 miles||1541 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 9:00 PM||2873 km||1785 miles||1551 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 9:00 PM||2952 km||1834 miles||1594 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 9:00 PM||2957 km||1837 miles||1597 nm|| N|
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