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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 04:10:00 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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 37° 05' 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.6"1001.80 miwest0° 11' 41.7"13.39 minorth1001.82 mi
24 hours11° 58' 47.7"827.94 mieast4° 30' 38.8"309.95 minorth881.97 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 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 2:10 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 1:10 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémFri 1:10 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 1:10 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 1:10 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmWest W
PraiaFri 3:10 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboFri 1:10 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 1:10 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 12:10 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmWest-northwest WNW

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