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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 06:20:00 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: 6%

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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' South, Longitude: 58° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.60 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.6"972.01 miwest0° 09' 13.4"10.57 minorth972.37 mi
24 hours13° 43' 05.6"924.66 mieast4° 03' 14.8"278.65 minorth972.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 10:20 AM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth S
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 10:20 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 10:20 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaThu 10:20 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 9:20 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaThu 12:20 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 9:20 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
MogadishuThu 9:20 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamThu 9:20 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 11:20 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
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