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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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 18° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.4 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' 31.9"970.25 miwest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 minorth970.61 mi
24 hours13° 10' 45.4"885.43 mieast3° 53' 51.1"267.92 minorth931.47 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 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 7:00 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 7:00 PM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 10:00 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 7:00 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 10:00 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 10:00 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 10:00 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 10:00 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSun 7:00 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
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