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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 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 46° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.6"998.11 miwest0° 11' 39.2"13.35 minorth998.34 mi
24 hours12° 21' 14.1"851.62 mieast4° 42' 31.9"323.54 minorth912.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémTue 10:44 PM449 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
São Félix do XinguTue 10:44 PM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:44 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
SalvadorTue 10:44 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaTue 10:44 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 10:44 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeTue 10:44 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboTue 10:44 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 9:44 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 9:44 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorthwest NW

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