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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' South, Longitude: 16° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.08 meters/second, 1569.9 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.1"975.32 miwest0° 09' 40.3"11.08 minorth975.67 mi
24 hours13° 38' 07.8"922.00 mieast4° 12' 02.8"288.72 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 11:32 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 8:32 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 11:32 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 11:32 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:32 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 8:32 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest W
ConakryThu 11:32 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 11:32 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 8:32 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraThu 11:32 AM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
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