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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 21:50:00 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 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 11' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.4"954.90 miwest0° 06' 27.1"7.40 minorth955.20 mi
24 hours13° 36' 00.6"900.26 mieast3° 03' 30.9"210.30 minorth931.15 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 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 6:50 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:50 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 6:50 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 6:50 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 6:50 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest W
JamestownSat 9:50 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
BelémSat 6:50 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 5:50 PM3092 km1921 miles1669 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 9:50 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmNortheast NE
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