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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 38' North, Longitude: 7° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.0"1001.00 miwest0° 10' 56.5"12.53 minorth1000.98 mi
24 hours11° 57' 36.9"825.71 mieast4° 12' 29.5"289.19 minorth872.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboFri 6:48 AM90 km56 miles49 nmEast E
UyoFri 6:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth N
Port HarcourtFri 6:48 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNorthwest NW
DoualaFri 6:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 5:48 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OwerriFri 6:48 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BataFri 6:48 AM277 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
EnuguFri 6:48 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
BamendaFri 6:48 AM351 km218 miles190 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 5:48 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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