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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 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 27° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 51.1"1002.80 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 minorth1002.90 mi
24 hours11° 52' 28.6"821.38 mieast4° 38' 36.4"319.05 minorth880.38 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 NoronhaFri 2:50 AM721 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 1:50 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 1:50 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 3:50 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 4:50 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 4:50 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 4:50 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 1:50 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulFri 4:50 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 4:50 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE

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