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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: 71%

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 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 7° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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° 30' 00.9"1001.57 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.75 mi
24 hours11° 45' 41.1"812.39 mieast4° 39' 45.9"320.37 minorth874.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilFri 4:50 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 3:50 AM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 4:50 AM466 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 3:50 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireFri 4:50 AM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE
BataFri 4:50 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaFri 4:50 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieFri 4:50 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
AconibeFri 4:50 AM647 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
FrancevilleFri 4:50 AM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE

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