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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 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 09' South
Longitude: 18° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 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"975.48 miwest0° 09' 41.1"11.10 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours13° 37' 59.0"921.98 mieast4° 12' 17.4"289.02 minorth972.35 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 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 8:40 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 8:40 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 11:40 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 11:40 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 8:40 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryThu 11:40 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 11:40 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 11:40 AM2560 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 11:40 AM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmNorth N
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