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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 17:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.3"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 14.2"||950.02 mi||west||0° 05' 12.3"||5.97 mi||south||949.81 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 54.9"||908.02 mi||east||1° 33' 15.5"||106.91 mi||south||910.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 5:56 PM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| WNW|
|Luanda||Wed 6:56 PM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek||Wed 6:56 PM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Wed 5:56 PM||2113 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 6:56 PM||2151 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 6:56 PM||2153 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Wed 6:56 PM||2221 km||1380 miles||1199 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Wed 7:56 PM||2458 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| SE|
|Malabo||Wed 6:56 PM||2542 km||1579 miles||1372 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Wed 5:56 PM||2606 km||1620 miles||1407 nm|| N|
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