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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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 34° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.1"955.10 miwest0° 06' 29.5"7.44 minorth955.40 mi
24 hours13° 35' 40.3"900.07 mieast3° 04' 21.4"211.26 minorth931.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 7:10 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 7:10 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:10 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 7:10 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
São PauloSat 7:10 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 7:10 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 7:10 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 6:10 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSat 7:10 PM2957 km1837 miles1596 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 10:10 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmEast E

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