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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 05:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 25' North
Longitude: 0° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.54 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 48.6"998.85 miwest0° 10' 33.2"12.09 minorth998.75 mi
24 hours11° 13' 40.5"771.85 mieast3° 59' 55.7"274.83 minorth815.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraSun 5:54 AM97 km60 miles52 nmSouth S
LomeSun 5:54 AM147 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumasiSun 5:54 AM173 km108 miles94 nmWest W
CotonouSun 6:54 AM278 km173 miles150 nmEast E
SokodéSun 5:54 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSun 6:54 AM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
TamaleSun 5:54 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaraSun 5:54 AM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 6:54 AM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
AbeokutaSun 6:54 AM388 km241 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE

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