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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 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' South, Longitude: 24° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.86 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.7"992.79 miwest0° 11' 28.6"13.14 minorth993.09 mi
24 hours12° 16' 37.0"842.03 mieast4° 40' 05.4"320.77 minorth904.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 3:10 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 2:10 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 2:10 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 2:10 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 5:10 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 5:10 AM2165 km1346 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 5:10 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 5:10 AM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauThu 5:10 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 5:10 AM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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