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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' South, Longitude: 38° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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' 33.8"991.75 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 minorth992.05 mi
24 hours12° 44' 03.8"873.44 mieast4° 45' 00.0"326.39 minorth935.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteTue 11:34 PM51 km31 miles27 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaTue 11:34 PM410 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
MaceióTue 11:34 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
NatalTue 11:34 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 11:34 PM453 km281 miles245 nmEast E
SalvadorTue 11:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaWed 12:34 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 11:34 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:34 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroTue 11:34 PM1777 km1104 miles959 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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