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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 03:00:00 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: 86%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 90° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.3"973.47 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.62 minorth973.83 mi
24 hours13° 05' 21.3"882.07 mieast4° 02' 09.3"277.40 minorth930.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:00 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth N
LimaSun 10:00 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 10:00 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 10:00 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 11:00 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 11:00 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 10:00 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSun 9:00 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 10:00 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSun 10:00 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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