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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 4:00:00 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 46° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.41 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.1"1000.75 miWest0° 12' 02.7"13.79 miNorth1000.92 mi
24 hours12° 16' 54.5"848.79 miEast4° 46' 29.1"328.07 miNorth910.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémThu 1:00 AM199 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 1:00 AM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
CayenneThu 1:00 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboThu 1:00 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMidnight Wed-Thu1455 km904 miles786 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:00 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaThu 1:00 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth S
SalvadorThu 1:00 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownMidnight Wed-Thu1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainMidnight Wed-Thu2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorthwest NW

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