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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 20° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.76 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.28 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.3"976.87 miWest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 miNorth977.25 mi
24 hours13° 01' 53.1"881.54 miEast4° 22' 32.0"300.72 miNorth937.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 1:00 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 4:00 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorWed 1:00 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 1:00 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 4:00 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 4:00 AM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 4:00 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 4:00 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNortheast NE
Rio de JaneiroWed 1:00 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroWed 4:00 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNortheast NE

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