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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 3° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.3"948.17 miwest0° 06' 25.8"7.37 minorth948.48 mi
24 hours14° 26' 06.7"951.31 mieast3° 07' 05.9"214.42 minorth982.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:32 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaMon 12:32 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekMon 12:32 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:32 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:32 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 11:32 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 12:32 AM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 12:32 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 11:32 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:32 PM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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