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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 21:50:00 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 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 26° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.05 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.0"937.10 miwest0° 01' 23.8"1.60 minorth937.17 mi
24 hours14° 28' 35.3"942.24 mieast1° 11' 39.2"82.14 minorth949.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 6:50 PM1481 km920 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 6:50 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:50 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloFri 6:50 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 6:50 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownFri 9:50 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast E
BrasiliaFri 6:50 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmWest W
BelémFri 6:50 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionFri 5:50 PM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 6:50 PM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmSouthwest SW
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