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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: 50%

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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 16° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.71 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.6"999.22 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 minorth999.13 mi
24 hours11° 13' 54.3"772.42 mieast4° 01' 20.0"276.44 minorth817.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BerbératiSun 5:44 AM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboSun 5:44 AM274 km171 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
MoundouSun 5:44 AM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiSun 5:44 AM276 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
SarhSun 5:44 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BambariSun 5:44 AM423 km263 miles229 nmEast E
GarouaSun 5:44 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
ImpfondoSun 5:44 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YaoundéSun 5:44 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
JalingoSun 5:44 AM677 km421 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW

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