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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: 83%

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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 1° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.6"969.41 miwest0° 08' 45.2"10.03 minorth969.76 mi
24 hours13° 12' 02.6"886.15 mieast3° 51' 45.9"265.52 minorth931.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 8:50 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSun 9:50 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 8:50 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 9:50 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSun 9:50 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 9:50 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 10:50 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 8:50 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNorth N
AccraSun 8:50 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth N
LomeSun 8:50 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N

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