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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 1:54:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 48° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.26 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 44.9"998.17 miWest0° 11' 39.4"13.35 miNorth998.39 mi
24 hours12° 21' 06.8"851.52 miEast4° 42' 33.2"323.57 miNorth912.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémTue 10:54 PM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
São Félix do XinguTue 10:54 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:54 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast E
CayenneTue 10:54 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaTue 10:54 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth S
ManausTue 9:54 PM1290 km801 miles696 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 10:54 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 10:54 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeTue 10:54 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmEast-southeast ESE
GeorgetownTue 9:54 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorthwest NW

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