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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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' South, Longitude: 14° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"968.93 miwest0° 08' 28.8"9.72 minorth969.27 mi
24 hours13° 31' 59.7"909.08 mieast3° 44' 58.9"257.74 minorth951.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 3:48 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaMon 3:48 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 12:48 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanMon 3:48 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 3:48 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 3:48 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 3:48 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
AccraMon 3:48 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 12:48 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest W
São ToméMon 3:48 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmEast-northeast ENE

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