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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: 66%

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 Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' North, Longitude: 8° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.3"992.90 miwest0° 10' 04.7"11.54 minorth992.74 mi
24 hours11° 28' 05.4"784.20 mieast3° 45' 04.0"257.82 minorth821.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakurdiSun 5:00 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth S
AbujaSun 5:00 AM111 km69 miles60 nmWest-northwest WNW
KadunaSun 5:00 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EnuguSun 5:00 AM266 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZariaSun 5:00 AM274 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JalingoSun 5:00 AM325 km202 miles176 nmEast E
BamendaSun 5:00 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoSun 5:00 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
OwerriSun 5:00 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Benin CitySun 5:00 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW

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