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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 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' North, Longitude: 4° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"992.52 miwest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 minorth992.36 mi
24 hours11° 27' 56.2"783.72 mieast3° 43' 43.9"256.29 minorth820.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DabakalaSun 4:54 AM52 km32 miles28 nmSouth S
BouakéSun 4:54 AM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KorhogoSun 4:54 AM154 km95 miles83 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSun 4:54 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoSun 4:54 AM260 km162 miles140 nmNorth N
SikassoSun 4:54 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaSun 4:54 AM314 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
DivoSun 4:54 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManSun 4:54 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumasiSun 4:54 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
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