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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: 84%
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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 49' South
Longitude: 15° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.3"970.14 miwest0° 08' 50.6"10.13 minorth970.50 mi
24 hours13° 10' 56.4"885.54 mieast3° 53' 33.7"267.59 minorth931.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 9:50 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 6:50 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 9:50 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 6:50 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmWest W
FreetownSun 9:50 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 9:50 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 9:50 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 9:50 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 6:50 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSun 9:50 PM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
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