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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, August 14, 2013 at 17:56:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 1° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.3"949.97 miwest0° 05' 12.5"5.97 misouth949.75 mi
24 hours13° 47' 53.4"907.93 mieast1° 33' 18.8"106.97 misouth910.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 5:56 PM804 km499 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 6:56 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekWed 6:56 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 5:56 PM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 6:56 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 6:56 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 6:56 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 7:56 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboWed 6:56 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 5:56 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth N
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