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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 46° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.7"998.19 miwest0° 11' 39.2"13.35 minorth998.42 mi
24 hours12° 21' 13.4"851.67 mieast4° 42' 32.1"323.57 minorth912.87 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 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Félix do XinguTue 10:44 PM656 km408 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:44 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast E
BrasiliaTue 10:44 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 10:44 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 10:44 PM1258 km781 miles679 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeTue 10:44 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboTue 10:44 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 9:44 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 9:44 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmNorthwest NW
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