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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 4:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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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