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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' South, Longitude: 14° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.1"1001.93 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.46 minorth1002.10 mi
24 hours11° 43' 59.1"810.65 mieast4° 39' 16.8"319.82 minorth872.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 5:20 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 5:20 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 5:20 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 5:20 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 5:20 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 5:20 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 5:20 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulFri 5:20 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorth N
BamakoFri 5:20 AM1870 km1162 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 5:20 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE

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