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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 41° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.4"991.83 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth992.14 mi
24 hours12° 43' 51.6"873.27 mieast4° 45' 04.7"326.48 minorth935.77 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 11:44 PM228 km141 miles123 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 11:44 PM508 km315 miles274 nmNortheast NE
MaceióTue 11:44 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorTue 11:44 PM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 11:44 PM717 km445 miles387 nmEast E
BelémTue 11:44 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaTue 11:44 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroTue 11:44 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 11:44 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloTue 11:44 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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