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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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 6° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.1"953.24 miwest0° 04' 54.5"5.63 minorth953.47 mi
24 hours13° 31' 00.2"892.88 mieast2° 26' 59.8"168.46 minorth914.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:38 AM167 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 6:38 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 5:38 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 5:38 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth N
WindhoekMon 6:38 AM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraMon 5:38 AM2614 km1624 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 6:38 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 5:38 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 5:38 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth N
LomeMon 5:38 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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