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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 Friday, August 23, 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: 95%

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 Friday, August 23, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' North, Longitude: 1° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.1"1002.03 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1002.06 mi
24 hours12° 00' 16.3"829.90 mieast4° 32' 53.9"312.52 minorth884.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 1:44 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 1:44 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumasiFri 1:44 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
LomeFri 1:44 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
DivoFri 1:44 AM584 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
San PédroFri 1:44 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroFri 1:44 AM664 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouFri 2:44 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméFri 1:44 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 2:44 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
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