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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 21:56:00 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: 55%

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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 56° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.0"947.85 miwest0° 04' 46.2"5.47 misouth947.65 mi
24 hours13° 53' 35.6"912.43 mieast1° 21' 49.4"93.80 misouth913.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasWed 6:56 PM499 km310 miles269 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 5:56 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
AsuncionWed 5:56 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth S
BrasiliaWed 6:56 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 5:56 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest W
São PauloWed 6:56 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 5:56 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroWed 6:56 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 5:56 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaWed 6:56 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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