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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 21:40:00 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 9° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.08 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.0"943.91 miwest0° 04' 39.5"5.34 minorth944.14 mi
24 hours14° 18' 39.4"938.18 mieast2° 26' 46.5"168.23 minorth959.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 9:40 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 10:40 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSat 9:40 PM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 9:40 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 9:40 PM2760 km1715 miles1491 nmNorth N
WindhoekSat 10:40 PM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroSat 9:40 PM2854 km1774 miles1541 nmNorth N
AccraSat 9:40 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 10:40 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 9:40 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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