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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: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' South, Longitude: 15° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.28 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.0"935.34 miwest0° 02' 27.2"2.81 misouth935.23 mi
24 hours15° 11' 01.2"988.02 mieast0° 17' 08.3"19.65 misouth987.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:32 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 8:32 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 8:32 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 8:32 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 11:32 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:32 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 8:32 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownFri 11:32 PM3141 km1951 miles1696 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 11:32 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 11:32 PM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmNorth N
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