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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: 50%

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 Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' North, Longitude: 42° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.49 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.1"949.35 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 minorth949.22 mi
24 hours11° 40' 29.8"763.79 mieast0° 45' 24.3"52.06 minorth763.81 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 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 4:34 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboWed 5:34 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaWed 7:34 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceWed 4:34 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmWest W
CastriesWed 4:34 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 4:34 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 4:34 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 4:34 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
KingstownWed 4:34 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmWest-southwest WSW
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