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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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 16° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 54.7"944.13 miwest0° 04' 43.6"5.42 minorth944.36 mi
24 hours14° 18' 16.2"937.97 mieast2° 28' 15.1"169.92 minorth959.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 10:10 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 7:10 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 7:10 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:10 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 10:10 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 7:10 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanSat 10:10 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 10:10 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 10:10 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 10:10 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth N
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