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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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 05:16:00 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: 56%

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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 4° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.4"955.13 miwest0° 04' 56.1"5.66 misouth954.94 mi
24 hours13° 18' 15.8"878.96 mieast1° 30' 03.3"103.22 misouth881.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 6:16 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownSat 5:16 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmWest W
LuandaSat 6:16 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 7:16 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 6:16 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 6:16 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 5:16 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 6:16 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 7:16 AM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboSat 6:16 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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