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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 00' South, Longitude: 37° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.69 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.3"976.71 miwest0° 10' 12.6"11.70 minorth977.08 mi
24 hours13° 16' 47.0"898.51 mieast4° 22' 12.7"300.35 minorth953.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlagoinhasMon 10:34 PM66 km41 miles36 nmWest-southwest WSW
Feira de SantanaMon 10:34 PM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 10:34 PM132 km82 miles71 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 10:34 PM132 km82 miles71 nmSouthwest SW
AracajuMon 10:34 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióMon 10:34 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 10:34 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 10:34 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
BrasiliaMon 10:34 PM1171 km728 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:34 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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