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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: 34%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' North, Longitude: 10° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.22 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.9"993.58 miwest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 minorth993.44 mi
24 hours11° 56' 01.8"817.58 mieast3° 43' 11.3"255.66 minorth852.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoSat 7:28 AM137 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
BamendaSat 7:28 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakurdiSat 7:28 AM225 km140 miles122 nmWest W
NgaoundéréSat 7:28 AM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
GarouaSat 7:28 AM347 km216 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbujaSat 7:28 AM361 km224 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
EnuguSat 7:28 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
UyoSat 7:28 AM434 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
DoualaSat 7:28 AM442 km274 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaSat 7:28 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorthwest NW

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