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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: 75%

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 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' South, Longitude: 43° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.5"955.48 miwest0° 06' 33.8"7.52 minorth955.78 mi
24 hours13° 35' 02.8"899.71 mieast3° 05' 54.1"213.03 minorth931.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes ClarosSat 7:50 PM27 km17 miles15 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteSat 7:50 PM331 km205 miles179 nmSouth S
BrasiliaSat 7:50 PM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
VitóriaSat 7:50 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSoutheast SE
GoiâniaSat 7:50 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest W
NiteróiSat 7:50 PM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:50 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth S
SalvadorSat 7:50 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
São PauloSat 7:50 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSat 7:50 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE

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