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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 06:30:00 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: 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 56° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.0"972.12 miwest0° 09' 14.3"10.58 minorth972.48 mi
24 hours13° 42' 56.2"924.57 mieast4° 03' 32.7"278.99 minorth972.20 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 10:30 AM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisThu 10:30 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 10:30 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
ToamasinaThu 9:30 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoThu 9:30 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 9:30 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 9:30 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 9:30 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaThu 9:30 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-northwest WNW

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