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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 21:40:00 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 26° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 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' 33.0"954.80 miwest0° 06' 26.0"7.38 minorth955.10 mi
24 hours13° 36' 10.2"900.35 mieast3° 03' 06.8"209.84 minorth931.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 6:40 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 6:40 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:40 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 6:40 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 6:40 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 9:40 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmEast E
BrasiliaSat 6:40 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmWest W
BelémSat 6:40 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 9:40 PM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 9:40 PM3179 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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