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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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 37° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 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' 44.6"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 minorth1001.89 mi
24 hours11° 58' 47.0"827.98 mieast4° 30' 37.6"309.95 minorth882.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 1:10 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaFri 2:10 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 1:10 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémFri 1:10 AM1309 km814 miles707 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 1:10 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 1:10 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
ParamariboFri 1:10 AM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaFri 3:10 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaFri 1:10 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 12:10 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-northwest WNW
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