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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 03:50:00 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 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 32° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.1"1001.84 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 minorth1001.86 mi
24 hours11° 58' 59.6"828.20 mieast4° 30' 57.8"310.31 minorth882.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 1:50 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 12:50 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 12:50 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 2:50 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 12:50 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 12:50 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulFri 3:50 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 3:50 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 3:50 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 3:50 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-northeast ENE

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