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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:10:00 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: 93%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 2° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"957.79 miwest0° 07' 39.7"8.78 minorth958.14 mi
24 hours13° 53' 25.8"923.17 mieast3° 31' 45.7"242.64 minorth961.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 10:10 PM337 km209 miles182 nmWest W
LuandaSun 11:10 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 10:10 PM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekSun 11:10 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 11:10 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSun 11:10 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 11:10 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 10:10 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNorth N
AccraSun 10:10 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
LomeSun 10:10 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth N
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