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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 18:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 133° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.8"964.62 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.27 minorth964.96 mi
24 hours13° 53' 35.5"929.73 mieast3° 40' 15.8"252.36 minorth970.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 9:10 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsWed 9:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 10:40 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 8:40 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 1:40 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 8:40 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 8:40 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 7:40 AM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 8:40 AM4166 km2588 miles2249 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 7:40 AM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmWest W

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