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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 03:40:00 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: 77%

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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 113° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.52 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.9"958.37 miwest0° 07' 05.1"8.12 minorth958.69 mi
24 hours13° 30' 14.6"896.93 mieast3° 17' 05.3"225.84 minorth931.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 10:40 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 7:40 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:40 PM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 5:40 PM3857 km2396 miles2082 nmWest W
LimaSat 10:40 PM3942 km2450 miles2129 nmEast E
QuitoSat 10:40 PM4214 km2618 miles2275 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 9:40 PM4234 km2631 miles2286 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 10:40 PM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 9:40 PM4244 km2637 miles2292 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 9:40 PM4329 km2690 miles2338 nmNortheast NE

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