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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: 44%

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 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 8° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.2"1000.78 miwest0° 10' 54.4"12.49 minorth1000.75 mi
24 hours11° 57' 22.0"825.22 mieast4° 11' 21.8"287.90 minorth871.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 6:58 AM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataFri 6:58 AM337 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonroviaFri 6:58 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
GbarngaFri 6:58 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 6:58 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth N
KenemaFri 6:58 AM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 6:58 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
BoFri 6:58 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
AbidjanFri 6:58 AM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduFri 6:58 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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