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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 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 10° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.3"992.28 miwest0° 11' 27.0"13.11 minorth992.58 mi
24 hours12° 18' 11.1"843.46 mieast4° 39' 47.1"320.42 minorth905.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 4:10 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaThu 4:10 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 4:10 AM1597 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 4:10 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 4:10 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNorth N
AccraThu 4:10 AM1844 km1146 miles995 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 4:10 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth N
LomeThu 4:10 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 4:10 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoThu 5:10 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE

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