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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: 77%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 17° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.02 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.62 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.5"937.10 miwest0° 01' 18.5"1.50 minorth937.16 mi
24 hours14° 28' 36.5"942.25 mieast1° 09' 31.3"79.70 minorth948.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 9:10 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 6:10 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 6:10 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:10 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 6:10 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaFri 9:10 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloFri 6:10 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanFri 9:10 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 9:10 PM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 9:10 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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