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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: 86%

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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 0° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.3"943.61 miwest0° 04' 34.2"5.24 minorth943.84 mi
24 hours14° 19' 09.5"938.45 mieast2° 24' 47.9"165.96 minorth959.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 9:00 PM672 km417 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 10:00 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSat 10:00 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 9:00 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 10:00 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 10:00 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 10:00 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 11:00 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboSat 10:00 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 9:00 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth N
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