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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: 100%

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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 24° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.7"991.32 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth991.63 mi
24 hours12° 45' 15.5"874.49 mieast4° 44' 31.2"325.87 minorth936.82 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 PM944 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 10:34 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 10:34 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 10:34 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaWed 1:34 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:34 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:34 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 1:34 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 1:34 AM2383 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:34 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNorth N
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