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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 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
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.5"976.14 miwest0° 10' 08.9"11.63 minorth976.52 mi
24 hours13° 17' 55.5"899.33 mieast4° 21' 03.9"299.05 minorth953.87 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 PM1098 km683 miles593 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:44 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:44 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownTue 12:44 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de JaneiroMon 9:44 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 9:44 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloMon 9:44 PM2546 km1582 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 12:44 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 12:44 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 12:44 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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