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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 03:00:00 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: 94%

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 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' North, Longitude: 20° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.4"1001.92 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 minorth1001.94 mi
24 hours11° 59' 29.6"828.87 mieast4° 31' 44.6"311.20 minorth883.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 3:00 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 3:00 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 3:00 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 3:00 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 3:00 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 3:00 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 2:00 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 3:00 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoFri 3:00 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottFri 3:00 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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