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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 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaWed 12:04 AM410 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
NatalTue 11:04 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióTue 11:04 PM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 11:04 PM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 11:04 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:04 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 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 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSouthwest SW

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