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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 17:30:00 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: 10%

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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 116° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.8"963.89 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.13 minorth964.23 mi
24 hours13° 54' 34.2"930.16 mieast3° 37' 44.0"249.46 minorth969.93 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 *Wed 12:30 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 9:30 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 7:30 AM3564 km2215 miles1924 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 11:30 AM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 12:30 PM4259 km2647 miles2300 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 11:30 AM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 11:30 AM4345 km2700 miles2346 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 11:30 AM4459 km2770 miles2407 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM4462 km2773 miles2409 nmEast-northeast ENE
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