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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 12:20:00 PM.

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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: 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 27° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.30 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.27 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.0"975.82 miWest0° 09' 44.3"11.16 miNorth976.18 mi
24 hours13° 37' 21.3"921.57 miEast4° 13' 19.2"290.17 miNorth972.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 9:20 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 9:20 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 9:20 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 9:20 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 9:20 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloThu 9:20 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownThu 12:20 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémThu 9:20 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 12:20 PM2774 km1723 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:20 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNortheast NE

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