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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 Friday, August 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 77%

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 Friday, August 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 16° 57' 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"937.03 miwest0° 01' 18.4"1.50 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours14° 28' 36.5"942.18 mieast1° 09' 27.6"79.63 minorth948.88 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 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 6:10 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 6:10 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:10 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 6:10 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaFri 9:10 PM2968 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloFri 6:10 PM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanFri 9:10 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 9:10 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 9:10 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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