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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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 34° 57' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.4"1001.89 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 minorth1001.91 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.0"828.11 mieast4° 30' 47.3"310.13 minorth882.22 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 2:00 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaFri 1:00 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 1:00 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmSouth S
BelémFri 1:00 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 1:00 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 3:00 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
CayenneFri 1:00 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 1:00 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest W
DakarFri 4:00 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 4:00 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmEast-northeast ENE
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