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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: 98%

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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 25° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.5"976.22 miwest0° 10' 09.0"11.63 minorth976.60 mi
24 hours13° 17' 54.1"899.37 mieast4° 21' 05.5"299.10 minorth953.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 9:44 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:44 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:44 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroMon 9:44 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 12:44 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaMon 9:44 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloMon 9:44 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 12:44 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 12:44 AM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 9:44 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-northwest WNW
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