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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 11:20:00 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: 5%

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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 13° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.02 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.8"975.19 miwest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 minorth975.55 mi
24 hours13° 38' 19.4"922.10 mieast4° 11' 43.5"288.35 minorth972.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:20 AM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 11:20 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:20 AM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 11:20 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 11:20 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 8:20 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmWest W
ConakryThu 11:20 AM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth N
AccraThu 11:20 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 11:20 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 11:20 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-northeast ENE

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