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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 19:30:00 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: 9%

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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 145° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.3"965.14 miwest0° 08' 10.7"9.37 minorth965.48 mi
24 hours13° 52' 52.9"929.42 mieast3° 42' 02.9"254.40 minorth970.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 9:30 AM577 km358 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeWed 10:00 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 9:30 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 11:30 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiThu 9:30 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 8:30 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 9:30 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 8:30 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 8:30 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 7:30 AM3817 km2371 miles2061 nmWest-northwest WNW
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