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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 Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 08:34:00 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: 50%

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 Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' North, Longitude: 42° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.49 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"949.29 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 minorth949.16 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.0"763.75 mieast0° 45' 26.8"52.10 minorth763.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 5:34 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 4:34 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 7:34 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast E
ParamariboWed 5:34 AM2037 km1265 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceWed 4:34 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest W
CastriesWed 4:34 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 4:34 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 4:34 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 4:34 AM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmWest W
KingstownWed 4:34 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-southwest WSW

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