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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: 65%

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 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 7° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"992.50 miwest0° 10' 01.1"11.47 minorth992.34 mi
24 hours11° 27' 54.4"783.67 mieast3° 43' 27.1"255.99 minorth820.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NzérékoréSun 5:04 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
BouakéSun 5:04 AM260 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroSun 5:04 AM300 km187 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoSun 5:04 AM312 km194 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaSun 5:04 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoSun 5:04 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNortheast NE
KoutialaSun 5:04 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduSun 5:04 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
BamakoSun 5:04 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataSun 5:04 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW

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