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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 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 16° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.6"1001.40 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth1001.59 mi
24 hours11° 46' 26.7"813.17 mieast4° 39' 57.7"320.60 minorth874.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandunduFri 4:10 AM74 km46 miles40 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrazzavilleFri 4:10 AM199 km124 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaFri 4:10 AM201 km125 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
FrancevilleFri 4:10 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbandakaFri 4:10 AM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieFri 4:10 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeFri 4:10 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuéssoFri 4:10 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
ImpfondoFri 4:10 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireFri 4:10 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW

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