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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: 93%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 0° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.6"957.69 miwest0° 07' 38.7"8.76 minorth958.04 mi
24 hours13° 53' 36.9"923.28 mieast3° 31' 25.2"242.25 minorth961.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 10:00 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
LuandaSun 11:00 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekSun 11:00 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 10:00 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 11:00 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 11:00 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 11:00 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 10:00 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 10:00 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth N
MalaboSun 11:00 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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