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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 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: 8%

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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' South, Longitude: 130° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.2"968.82 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.03 minorth969.17 mi
24 hours13° 47' 43.7"926.99 mieast3° 53' 56.0"268.00 minorth971.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinThu 10:50 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth N
KatherineThu 10:50 AM181 km112 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekThu 10:50 AM749 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BaucauThu 10:20 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
SameThu 10:20 AM765 km475 miles413 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiThu 10:20 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
DiliThu 10:20 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorthwest NW
KupangThu 9:20 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsThu 10:50 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariThu 9:20 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmNorthwest NW
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