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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 6:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.7 kilometres/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 10:30 AM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisThu 10:30 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
Saint-PaulThu 10:30 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 10:30 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
Saint-PierreThu 10:30 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
ToamasinaThu 9:30 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoThu 9:30 AM1143 km710 miles617 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

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