Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 12:44:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.6"||16.63 mi||West||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||North||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 42.5"||997.79 mi||West||0° 11' 37.9"||13.32 mi||North||998.02 mi|
|24 hours||12° 21' 58.6"||852.23 mi||East||4° 42' 22.7"||323.37 mi||North||913.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 10:44 PM||149 km||92 miles||80 nm||NW|
|Natal||Tue 9:44 PM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Tue 9:44 PM||501 km||311 miles||270 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:44 PM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm||W|
|Salvador||Tue 9:44 PM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm||SW|
|Belém||Tue 9:44 PM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm||W|
|Brasilia||Tue 9:44 PM||2146 km||1333 miles||1158 nm||SW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 9:44 PM||2351 km||1461 miles||1270 nm||SSW|
|Praia||Tue 11:44 PM||2370 km||1473 miles||1280 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:44 AM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||NE|
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