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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 Monday, August 19, 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: 98%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 3° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.96 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.1"975.07 miwest0° 10' 01.8"11.49 minorth975.45 mi
24 hours13° 20' 04.8"900.86 mieast4° 18' 50.7"296.51 minorth954.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:10 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméMon 11:10 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNortheast NE
LuandaTue 12:10 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 11:10 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 12:10 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 11:10 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth N
LomeMon 11:10 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 11:10 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 12:10 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 12:10 AM2206 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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