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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 2:04:00 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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' South, Longitude: 31° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.29 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.2"991.50 miWest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 miNorth991.81 mi
24 hours12° 44' 40.3"873.94 miEast4° 44' 45.6"326.12 miNorth936.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 11:04 PM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaWed 12:04 AM416 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
NatalTue 11:04 PM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióTue 11:04 PM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 11:04 PM864 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 11:04 PM955 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:04 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:04 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 11:04 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloTue 11:04 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouthwest SW

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