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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 04:00:00 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 34° 40' 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' 44.4"1001.82 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 minorth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.6"828.07 mieast4° 30' 48.3"310.13 minorth882.18 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 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaFri 1:00 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 1:00 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth S
BelémFri 1:00 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 1:00 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 3:00 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
CayenneFri 1:00 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 1:00 AM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmWest W
DakarFri 4:00 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 4:00 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-northeast ENE

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