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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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 44' South, Longitude: 13° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.9"1002.20 miwest0° 11' 22.7"13.03 minorth1002.30 mi
24 hours12° 06' 57.7"838.01 mieast4° 28' 58.7"308.02 minorth892.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 6:28 AM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataThu 6:28 AM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 6:28 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroThu 6:28 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNortheast NE
BoThu 6:28 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 6:28 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 6:28 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 6:28 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 6:28 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 6:28 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-northeast ENE

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