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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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 34° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 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' 28.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.9"1001.04 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 minorth1001.05 mi
24 hours12° 17' 10.8"849.21 mieast4° 23' 06.5"301.33 minorth899.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 4:38 AM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:38 AM832 km517 miles449 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeThu 3:38 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouth S
BelémThu 3:38 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 3:38 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaThu 5:38 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 3:38 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmWest W
DakarThu 6:38 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:38 AM2296 km1426 miles1240 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 6:38 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmEast-northeast ENE
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