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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 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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 47° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.2 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.8"992.05 miwest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 minorth992.35 mi
24 hours12° 43' 20.3"872.84 mieast4° 45' 16.6"326.71 minorth935.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaWed 12:10 AM67 km42 miles36 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguWed 12:10 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
BelémWed 12:10 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth N
BrasiliaWed 12:10 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
FortalezaWed 12:10 AM1076 km668 miles581 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 12:10 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 12:10 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast E
ManausTue 11:10 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneWed 12:10 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboWed 12:10 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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