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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: 11%

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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 58° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.2"961.45 miwest0° 07' 32.6"8.64 minorth961.78 mi
24 hours13° 57' 48.6"931.52 mieast3° 28' 44.7"239.18 minorth968.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 9:30 AM272 km169 miles147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santa CruzWed 9:30 AM553 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreWed 9:30 AM812 km505 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaWed 9:30 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazWed 9:30 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
Asuncion *Wed 10:30 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoWed 8:30 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 10:30 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast E
ManausWed 9:30 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
São PauloWed 10:30 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSoutheast SE

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