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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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:20:00 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: 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 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 4° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.01 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.7"943.76 miwest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 minorth943.99 mi
24 hours14° 18' 54.5"938.32 mieast2° 25' 47.3"167.10 minorth959.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 9:20 PM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaSat 10:20 PM2236 km1390 miles1208 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekSat 10:20 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 9:20 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 10:20 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 9:20 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 10:20 PM2708 km1682 miles1462 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 10:20 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSat 9:20 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 9:20 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth N
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