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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 Saturday, August 24, 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: 88%

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 Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' North, Longitude: 22° 42' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.6"996.13 miwest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 minorth996.02 mi
24 hours11° 48' 08.3"810.51 mieast4° 02' 03.6"277.26 minorth852.73 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 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorSat 4:00 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 4:00 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaSat 4:00 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSat 4:00 AM988 km614 miles534 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 4:00 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSat 4:00 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 4:00 AM1058 km658 miles571 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 4:00 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 4:00 AM1438 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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