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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 60° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.8"998.43 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 minorth998.65 mi
24 hours12° 20' 30.5"851.02 mieast4° 42' 39.3"323.68 minorth912.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréTue 10:44 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausTue 10:44 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoTue 10:44 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaTue 10:44 PM936 km582 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoTue 10:44 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 10:44 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboTue 11:44 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémTue 11:44 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneTue 11:44 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 10:44 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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