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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: 81%

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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 5° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.54 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.8"992.09 miwest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 minorth992.40 mi
24 hours12° 18' 45.1"843.98 mieast4° 39' 40.1"320.29 minorth906.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:50 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth S
AbidjanThu 3:50 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
AccraThu 3:50 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 3:50 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 3:50 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth N
MonroviaThu 3:50 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 3:50 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 4:50 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 4:50 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 4:50 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE

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