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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: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 11, 2012 at 04:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 16° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.18 meters/second, 1620.6 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.78 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 26.6"1006.94 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth1007.03 mi
24 hours10° 30' 42.6"727.11 mieast4° 32' 20.0"311.86 minorth790.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuéssoMon 5:42 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth N
MbandakaMon 5:42 AM216 km134 miles116 nmEast E
ImpfondoMon 5:42 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleMon 5:42 AM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrazzavilleMon 5:42 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaMon 5:42 AM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerbératiMon 5:42 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth N
BimboMon 5:42 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiMon 5:42 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BertouaMon 5:42 AM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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