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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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 11° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.7"953.40 miwest0° 04' 56.9"5.67 minorth953.63 mi
24 hours13° 30' 43.6"892.72 mieast2° 27' 52.0"169.46 minorth914.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:58 AM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaMon 5:58 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 5:58 AM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 5:58 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 5:58 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 5:58 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 6:58 AM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownMon 5:58 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmNorth N
LomeMon 5:58 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 5:58 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth N

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