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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 31° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 33.7"954.99 miWest0° 06' 28.4"7.42 miNorth955.29 mi
24 hours13° 35' 51.0"900.17 miEast3° 03' 54.8"210.75 miNorth931.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 7:00 PM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 7:00 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:00 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 7:00 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 7:00 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 7:00 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
BelémSat 7:00 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSat 10:00 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 6:00 PM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSat 7:00 PM3155 km1961 miles1704 nmSouthwest SW

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