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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 49' South, Longitude: 54° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.05 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 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 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.3"977.50 miwest0° 10' 17.8"11.80 minorth977.87 mi
24 hours13° 15' 11.0"897.36 mieast4° 23' 46.2"302.14 minorth952.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SinopMon 10:44 PM99 km61 miles53 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasMon 11:44 PM518 km322 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguMon 11:44 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaMon 11:44 PM849 km528 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 10:44 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
ManausMon 10:44 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémMon 11:44 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 10:44 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoMon 10:44 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmWest W
AsuncionMon 10:44 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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