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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 22:00:00 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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 14° 29' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.5"944.06 miwest0° 04' 42.2"5.39 minorth944.29 mi
24 hours14° 18' 23.9"938.04 mieast2° 27' 45.6"169.36 minorth959.56 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 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 7:00 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 7:00 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 10:00 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 10:00 PM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 10:00 PM2986 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 10:00 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:00 PM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 7:00 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSat 10:00 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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