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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: 89%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' South
Longitude: 20° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 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' 27.4"976.95 miwest0° 10' 20.2"11.84 minorth977.33 mi
24 hours13° 01' 50.9"881.57 mieast4° 22' 33.1"300.77 minorth937.43 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 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 4:00 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorWed 1:00 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 1:00 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 4:00 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 4:00 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 4:00 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroWed 1:00 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanWed 4:00 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 4:00 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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