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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: 97%
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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 55' South
Longitude: 31° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.5"997.86 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 minorth998.10 mi
24 hours12° 21' 57.7"852.28 mieast4° 42' 23.0"323.40 minorth913.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaTue 10:44 PM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalTue 9:44 PM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 9:44 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
MaceióTue 9:44 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 9:44 PM754 km468 miles407 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 9:44 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 9:44 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 9:44 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroTue 9:44 PM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 11:44 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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