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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 26° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 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' 31.1"991.33 miWest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 miNorth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 45' 04.7"874.28 miEast4° 44' 35.6"325.93 miNorth936.63 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 11:44 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 10:44 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 10:44 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 10:44 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownWed 1:44 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:44 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:44 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNortheast NE
Rio de JaneiroTue 10:44 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaTue 10:44 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownWed 1:44 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-southeast ESE

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