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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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 29° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.9"997.40 miwest0° 11' 57.5"13.70 minorth997.64 mi
24 hours12° 20' 02.4"849.88 mieast4° 47' 51.4"329.64 minorth913.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 2:10 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalThu 1:10 AM636 km395 miles343 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:10 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 1:10 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 1:10 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 1:10 AM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmWest W
PraiaThu 3:10 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaThu 1:10 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownThu 4:10 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 4:10 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNortheast NE
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