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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 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 0° 38' 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' 11.1"1003.82 miwest0° 11' 25.0"13.07 minorth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.0"787.66 mieast4° 25' 20.5"303.87 minorth842.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraSat 5:04 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 5:04 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
CotonouSat 6:04 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 6:04 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 6:04 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiSat 5:04 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BohiconSat 6:04 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméSat 5:04 AM631 km392 miles340 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 5:04 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
AbeokutaSat 6:04 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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