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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: 85%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' South
Longitude: 2° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.4"1002.76 miwest0° 11' 55.4"13.66 minorth1002.86 mi
24 hours11° 54' 00.1"823.17 mieast4° 39' 42.9"320.34 minorth882.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 3:10 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
AccraFri 3:10 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 3:10 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 3:10 AM840 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 3:10 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéFri 3:10 AM925 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouFri 4:10 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 4:10 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméFri 3:10 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 4:10 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmNortheast NE
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