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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: 98%

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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' South, Longitude: 11° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.18 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 43.6"1000.31 miwest0° 12' 02.4"13.79 minorth1000.49 mi
24 hours12° 19' 08.5"851.09 mieast4° 47' 12.2"328.91 minorth913.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 1:34 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmNorth N
FreetownThu 1:34 AM1266 km787 miles683 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:34 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:34 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:34 AM1384 km860 miles748 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 1:34 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AccraThu 1:34 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:34 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoThu 1:34 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeThu 1:34 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNortheast NE
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