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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 74%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.98 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 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' 33.5"954.98 miwest0° 06' 27.3"7.40 minorth955.28 mi
24 hours13° 35' 59.7"900.31 mieast3° 03' 33.6"210.36 minorth931.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 6:50 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 6:50 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:50 PM1586 km986 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 6:50 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 6:50 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 6:50 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest W
JamestownSat 9:50 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmEast E
BelémSat 6:50 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 5:50 PM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 9:50 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNortheast NE

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