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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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' North, Longitude: 31° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.48 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.8"955.99 miwest0° 04' 56.7"5.67 minorth955.78 mi
24 hours11° 33' 17.8"760.77 mieast1° 34' 37.8"108.48 minorth765.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 11:28 AM738 km459 miles399 nmEast E
PraiaThu 11:28 AM949 km590 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarThu 12:28 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 12:28 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast E
BanjulThu 12:28 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauThu 12:28 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 12:28 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Thu 1:28 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 12:28 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Thu 12:28 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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