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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 2:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 28° 37' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 miNorth1000.66 mi
24 hours12° 18' 04.2"849.97 miEast4° 46' 53.1"328.52 miNorth911.86 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 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 11:44 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 11:44 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:44 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaThu 1:44 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:44 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 2:44 AM2132 km1324 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 2:44 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
BelémWed 11:44 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:44 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmEast-northeast ENE

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