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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: 34%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' North, Longitude: 37° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.2"953.66 miwest0° 04' 18.1"4.93 minorth953.48 mi
24 hours11° 34' 23.8"760.25 mieast1° 18' 39.3"90.17 minorth762.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 8:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneWed 6:34 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouthwest SW
DakarWed 9:34 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 9:34 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmEast E
BanjulWed 9:34 AM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmEast E
ParamariboWed 6:34 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 5:34 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 6:34 AM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouth S
Ponta Delgada *Wed 9:34 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Wed 9:34 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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