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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:14:00 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: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.29 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.8"960.10 miwest0° 07' 17.6"8.36 minorth960.42 mi
24 hours13° 59' 33.4"932.21 mieast3° 23' 27.2"233.12 minorth967.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 8:14 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 8:14 AM1378 km857 miles744 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 8:14 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroWed 8:14 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownWed 11:14 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmEast E
São PauloWed 8:14 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaWed 8:14 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest W
BelémWed 8:14 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 11:14 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 11:14 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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