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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 22:10:00 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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 33° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 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' 25.5"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.1"955.09 miwest0° 06' 29.4"7.44 minorth955.39 mi
24 hours13° 35' 41.5"900.08 mieast3° 04' 18.7"211.21 minorth931.18 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 PM646 km402 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 7:10 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:10 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 7:10 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest W
São PauloSat 7:10 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 7:10 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 7:10 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 6:10 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSat 7:10 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 10:10 PM3020 km1876 miles1631 nmEast E
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