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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 21:30:00 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 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 24° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.7"954.71 miwest0° 06' 24.9"7.35 minorth955.00 mi
24 hours13° 36' 19.9"900.45 mieast3° 02' 42.8"209.38 minorth931.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 6:30 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 6:30 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSat 9:30 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:30 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 6:30 PM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 6:30 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 6:30 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 9:30 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 9:30 PM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 6:30 PM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmWest-northwest WNW

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