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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 phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' North, Longitude: 9° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.1"999.00 miwest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 minorth998.90 mi
24 hours11° 13' 48.2"772.12 mieast4° 00' 44.0"275.73 minorth816.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamendaSun 6:14 AM71 km44 miles38 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbakalikiSun 6:14 AM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
MakurdiSun 6:14 AM199 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
UyoSun 6:14 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
EnuguSun 6:14 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
DoualaSun 6:14 AM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth S
MalaboSun 6:14 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OwerriSun 6:14 AM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port HarcourtSun 6:14 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
YaoundéSun 6:14 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE

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