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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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 01:34:00 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: 98%

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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' South, Longitude: 11° 43' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 43.6"1000.23 miwest0° 12' 02.4"13.79 minorth1000.41 mi
24 hours12° 19' 09.5"851.05 mieast4° 47' 12.5"328.89 minorth913.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroThu 1:34 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 1:34 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:34 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:34 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 1:34 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:34 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 1:34 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AccraThu 1:34 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:34 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 1:34 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNortheast NE

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