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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 12:20:00 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 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 AM884 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 9:20 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 9:20 AM1495 km929 miles807 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 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownThu 12:20 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémThu 9:20 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 12:20 PM2774 km1723 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 12:20 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNortheast NE
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