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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 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 46° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.8"955.65 miwest0° 06' 35.0"7.55 minorth955.96 mi
24 hours13° 34' 52.0"899.67 mieast3° 06' 20.5"213.55 minorth931.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrasiliaSat 8:00 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
GoiâniaSat 8:00 PM322 km200 miles174 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteSat 8:00 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
PirassunungaSat 8:00 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasSat 8:00 PM646 km401 miles349 nmWest W
São PauloSat 8:00 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroSat 8:00 PM760 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 8:00 PM938 km583 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionSat 7:00 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 8:00 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNortheast NE
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