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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 01:54:00 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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 42° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.79 meters/second, 1572.5 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.5"976.93 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.73 minorth977.31 mi
24 hours13° 16' 19.5"898.19 mieast4° 22' 39.7"300.87 minorth953.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:54 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaMon 10:54 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 10:54 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 10:54 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:54 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth S
BelémMon 10:54 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloMon 10:54 PM1356 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneMon 10:54 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausMon 9:54 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
AsuncionMon 9:54 PM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW

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