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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: 72%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' South, Longitude: 30° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.2"1001.21 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.40 mi
24 hours11° 47' 34.7"814.37 mieast4° 40' 13.9"320.93 minorth876.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RuyigiFri 4:10 AM79 km49 miles42 nmWest W
MuyingaFri 4:10 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
GitegaFri 4:10 AM113 km70 miles61 nmWest W
RutanaFri 4:10 AM123 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
NgoziFri 4:10 AM135 km84 miles73 nmWest-northwest WNW
ButareFri 4:10 AM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
RwamaganaFri 4:10 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaFri 4:10 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest W
KigaliFri 4:10 AM186 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitaramaFri 4:10 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW

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