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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 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 17° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.78 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 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' 31.8"970.17 miwest0° 08' 51.3"10.15 minorth970.53 mi
24 hours13° 10' 46.6"885.39 mieast3° 53' 49.1"267.87 minorth931.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 10:00 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 7:00 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 7:00 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 10:00 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 10:00 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 7:00 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanSun 10:00 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 10:00 PM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 10:00 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSun 7:00 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmWest-southwest WSW
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