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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 23:10:00 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: 94%

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 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 16° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.8"958.45 miwest0° 07' 46.4"8.91 minorth958.80 mi
24 hours13° 52' 11.2"922.38 mieast3° 34' 02.9"245.26 minorth961.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:10 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmEast E
RecifeSun 8:10 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 8:10 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 11:10 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 8:10 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 11:10 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:10 PM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 11:10 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 11:10 PM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSun 8:10 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW

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