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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: 61%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 50' North, Longitude: 1° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.0"1003.83 miwest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 minorth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 23' 37.5"787.71 mieast4° 25' 23.8"303.93 minorth842.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraSat 5:00 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 5:00 AM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth N
CotonouSat 6:00 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSat 6:00 AM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 6:00 AM546 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BohiconSat 6:00 AM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 5:00 AM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbeokutaSat 6:00 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméSat 5:00 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
KumasiSat 5:00 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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