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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 8° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"1001.90 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.47 minorth1002.08 mi
24 hours11° 44' 28.0"811.20 mieast4° 39' 25.5"320.00 minorth872.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 4:54 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanFri 4:54 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 4:54 AM1134 km704 miles612 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 4:54 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 4:54 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ConakryFri 4:54 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 4:54 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 4:54 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto NovoFri 5:54 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 5:54 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE
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