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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 54° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.05 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.4"977.58 miwest0° 10' 17.8"11.80 minorth977.95 mi
24 hours13° 15' 09.5"897.41 mieast4° 23' 47.8"302.19 minorth952.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasMon 11:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaMon 11:44 PM875 km543 miles472 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 10:44 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémMon 11:44 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 10:44 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoMon 10:44 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest W
AsuncionMon 10:44 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmSouth S
La PazMon 10:44 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloMon 11:44 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroMon 11:44 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSoutheast SE

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