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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: 91%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 6° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.8"984.94 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 minorth985.28 mi
24 hours12° 46' 16.3"869.94 mieast4° 26' 00.0"304.68 minorth926.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 10:10 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast E
CabindaMon 10:10 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireMon 10:10 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNortheast NE
LubangoMon 10:10 PM891 km553 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieMon 10:10 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNortheast NE
UígeMon 10:10 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboMon 10:10 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 10:10 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 10:10 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 9:10 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
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