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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 phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 56' South
Longitude: 10° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 05.1"12.69 misouth1004.92 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.7"787.69 mieast4° 25' 19.0"303.86 misouth842.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilSun 6:14 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
LibrevilleSun 6:14 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleSun 6:14 PM346 km215 miles187 nmEast E
DolisieSun 6:14 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Pointe-NoireSun 6:14 PM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BataSun 6:14 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
CabindaSun 6:14 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EbebiyínSun 6:14 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 5:14 PM488 km303 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 5:14 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
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