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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 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 20' South
Longitude: 47° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.8"992.12 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 minorth992.43 mi
24 hours12° 43' 19.0"872.88 mieast4° 45' 17.2"326.74 minorth935.44 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 AM39 km24 miles21 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémWed 12:10 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
BrasiliaWed 12:10 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
FortalezaWed 12:10 AM1103 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 12:10 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausTue 11:10 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 12:10 AM1436 km893 miles776 nmEast E
CayenneWed 12:10 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboWed 12:10 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloWed 12:10 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth S
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