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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 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 minorth1001.85 mi
24 hours11° 58' 59.0"828.19 mieast4° 30' 56.6"310.29 minorth882.36 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 miles373 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 12:50 AM952 km592 miles514 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 12:50 AM1184 km735 miles639 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 2:50 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 12:50 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 12:50 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulFri 3:50 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 3:50 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 3:50 AM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
CayenneFri 12:50 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmWest W

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