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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: 41%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 46' North
Longitude: 45° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.76 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.1"945.02 miwest0° 00' 38.4"0.74 minorth944.99 mi
24 hours11° 36' 11.3"755.53 mieast0° 09' 56.5"11.40 misouth756.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownThu 5:34 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 5:34 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 5:34 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
RoseauThu 5:34 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesThu 5:34 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 5:34 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
CayenneThu 6:34 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstownThu 5:34 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 5:34 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest W
ParamariboThu 6:34 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
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