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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 21° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.13 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.5"966.47 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 minorth966.86 mi
24 hours13° 42' 34.3"919.21 mieast4° 06' 16.0"282.13 minorth968.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:44 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownTue 1:44 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast E
SalvadorMon 10:44 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:44 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:44 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 1:44 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:44 AM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 1:44 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 1:44 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmNortheast NE
São PauloMon 10:44 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmWest-southwest WSW

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