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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 14° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 44.1"1000.27 miwest0° 12' 02.4"13.79 minorth1000.45 mi
24 hours12° 18' 59.1"850.88 mieast4° 47' 09.7"328.84 minorth912.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 1:44 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:44 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 1:44 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:44 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:44 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:44 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 1:44 AM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulThu 1:44 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth N
AccraThu 1:44 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoThu 1:44 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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