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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 23:02:00 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: 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 46° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 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"955.59 miwest0° 06' 35.1"7.55 minorth955.90 mi
24 hours13° 34' 51.1"899.59 mieast3° 06' 22.5"213.57 minorth931.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrasiliaSat 8:02 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
GoiâniaSat 8:02 PM299 km186 miles161 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteSat 8:02 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
PirassunungaSat 8:02 PM588 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSat 8:02 PM623 km387 miles337 nmWest W
São PauloSat 8:02 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroSat 8:02 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 8:02 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionSat 7:02 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 8:02 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
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