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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 05:30:00 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: 7%

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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' South, Longitude: 70° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.37 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.9"971.48 miwest0° 09' 08.9"10.48 minorth971.84 mi
24 hours13° 43' 52.7"925.06 mieast4° 01' 45.1"276.94 minorth972.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:30 AM668 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 9:30 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 9:30 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 9:30 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 10:30 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:00 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 11:00 AM2437 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:00 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 8:30 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:30 AM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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