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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: 88%

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 Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' North, Longitude: 22° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.36 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.6"996.20 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 minorth996.08 mi
24 hours11° 48' 07.9"810.56 mieast4° 02' 02.2"277.25 minorth852.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 3:00 AM891 km553 miles481 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorSat 4:00 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 4:00 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaSat 4:00 AM999 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSat 4:00 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmNortheast NE
DakarSat 4:00 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 4:00 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSat 4:00 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 4:00 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 4:00 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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