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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 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 14° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.15 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.5"944.13 miwest0° 04' 42.3"5.40 minorth944.36 mi
24 hours14° 18' 23.1"938.10 mieast2° 27' 48.8"169.43 minorth959.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 10:00 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 7:00 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 7:00 PM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 10:00 PM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 10:00 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:00 PM2996 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroSat 10:00 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 10:00 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 7:00 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySat 10:00 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmNorth N
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