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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 102° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.8"979.55 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth979.33 mi
24 hours12° 10' 56.8"822.75 mieast2° 58' 35.9"204.64 misouth842.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 5:56 AM1766 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 4:56 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 5:56 AM2766 km1719 miles1493 nmEast E
QuitoThu 5:56 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 4:56 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 2:56 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorThu 4:56 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 4:56 AM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 4:56 AM3274 km2035 miles1768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 4:56 AM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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