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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 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: 4° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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"948.25 miwest0° 06' 25.9"7.38 minorth948.56 mi
24 hours14° 26' 05.0"951.36 mieast3° 07' 08.9"214.49 minorth982.80 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 PM265 km164 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaMon 12:32 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekMon 12:32 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:32 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:32 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 11:32 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 12:32 AM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 12:32 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 11:32 PM2605 km1619 miles1406 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:32 PM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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