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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
This phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 36' South
Longitude: 27° 09' 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 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.1"991.41 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 45' 03.3"874.32 mieast4° 44' 36.2"325.96 minorth936.68 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 PM712 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 10:44 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 10:44 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 10:44 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownWed 1:44 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:44 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:44 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
Rio de JaneiroTue 10:44 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaTue 10:44 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 10:44 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-northwest WNW
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