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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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 04:54:00 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: 80%

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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 23° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.45 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.5"985.11 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 minorth984.91 mi
24 hours11° 43' 07.5"795.60 mieast3° 21' 58.1"231.39 minorth823.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 3:54 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
Santa MariaSun 3:54 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth N
MindeloSun 3:54 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
DakarSun 4:54 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaSun 4:54 AM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 4:54 AM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorSun 4:54 AM853 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsSun 4:54 AM867 km539 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 4:54 AM917 km570 miles495 nmEast E
FarafenniSun 4:54 AM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-northeast ENE

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