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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 00:34:00 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: 100%

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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' South, Longitude: 10° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.3"990.73 miwest0° 11' 30.8"13.19 minorth991.05 mi
24 hours12° 46' 30.5"875.45 mieast4° 43' 59.3"325.23 minorth937.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:34 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaWed 12:34 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:34 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 12:34 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:34 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 12:34 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth N
ConakryWed 12:34 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 12:34 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 12:34 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 1:34 AM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNortheast NE

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