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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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 01:44:00 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: 100%

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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 33° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.3"1002.37 miwest0° 11' 46.6"13.49 minorth1002.46 mi
24 hours12° 06' 48.5"837.90 mieast4° 37' 27.8"317.74 minorth895.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 11:44 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalWed 10:44 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaWed 10:44 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 10:44 PM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
SalvadorWed 10:44 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 10:44 PM1647 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
PraiaThu 12:44 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneWed 10:44 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 10:44 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSouthwest SW
BissauThu 1:44 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE

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