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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 157° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"964.68 miwest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 minorth964.40 mi
24 hours11° 06' 37.6"737.00 mieast2° 41' 54.1"185.58 minorth754.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:20 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 4:20 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:20 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:20 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 5:20 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:20 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 2:20 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoMon 2:20 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySun 6:20 PM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraMon 4:20 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth S

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