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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 01:44:00 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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' South, Longitude: 14° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 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' 44.0"1000.27 miwest0° 12' 02.4"13.79 minorth1000.45 mi
24 hours12° 19' 00.1"850.90 mieast4° 47' 10.0"328.84 minorth912.96 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 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:44 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 1:44 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:44 AM1444 km897 miles779 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:44 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:44 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 1:44 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AccraThu 1:44 AM1807 km1123 miles975 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 1:44 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth N
BamakoThu 1:44 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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