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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' South, Longitude: 28° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.8"1000.49 miwest0° 12' 02.7"13.79 minorth1000.67 mi
24 hours12° 18' 03.1"849.95 mieast4° 46' 52.8"328.52 minorth911.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:44 AM416 km258 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 11:44 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 11:44 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:44 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaThu 1:44 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:44 AM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 2:44 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 2:44 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
BelémWed 11:44 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest W
BanjulThu 2:44 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE

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