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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 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: 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 24° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.6"991.25 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth991.55 mi
24 hours12° 45' 16.9"874.44 mieast4° 44' 30.7"325.83 minorth936.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaTue 11:34 PM971 km604 miles525 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 10:34 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 10:34 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 10:34 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaWed 1:34 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:34 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
JamestownWed 1:34 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryWed 1:34 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:34 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 1:34 AM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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