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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: 84%

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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' South, Longitude: 17° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 49.1"1002.83 miwest0° 11' 54.5"13.64 minorth1002.93 mi
24 hours11° 53' 05.0"822.12 mieast4° 39' 03.5"319.59 minorth881.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 4:10 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 4:10 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 4:10 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 4:10 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 4:10 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 4:10 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanFri 4:10 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 4:10 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth N
BamakoFri 4:10 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
PraiaFri 3:10 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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