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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: 59%

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 Friday, July 18, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' North, Longitude: 24° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.08 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.3"995.51 miwest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 minorth995.40 mi
24 hours12° 07' 09.8"832.51 mieast3° 54' 31.4"268.62 minorth870.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:48 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth N
BissauFri 6:48 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 6:48 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 6:48 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:48 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownFri 6:48 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast E
MonroviaFri 6:48 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:48 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
BamakoFri 6:48 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaFri 3:48 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouthwest SW

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