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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: 95%

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 Friday, August 23, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' North, Longitude: 2° 05' 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
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' 15.6"829.88 mieast4° 32' 53.0"312.50 minorth884.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 1:44 AM432 km269 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 1:44 AM451 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 1:44 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
DivoFri 1:44 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
LomeFri 1:44 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
San PédroFri 1:44 AM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroFri 1:44 AM646 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperFri 1:44 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouFri 2:44 AM703 km437 miles379 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméFri 1:44 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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