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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: 94%
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 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 11' North
Longitude: 20° 27' 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"1001.99 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 minorth1002.01 mi
24 hours11° 59' 28.9"828.91 mieast4° 31' 43.6"311.20 minorth883.44 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 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 3:00 AM1102 km684 miles595 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 3:00 AM1164 km723 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 3:00 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 3:00 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 3:00 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 2:00 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 3:00 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoFri 3:00 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottFri 3:00 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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