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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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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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 18° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 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' 27.5"975.40 miwest0° 09' 41.0"11.09 minorth975.76 mi
24 hours13° 38' 00.0"921.93 mieast4° 12' 15.6"288.96 minorth972.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:40 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 8:40 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 8:40 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 11:40 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 11:40 AM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 8:40 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryThu 11:40 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 11:40 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 11:40 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 11:40 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorth N
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