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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: 4%

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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 88° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.8"978.50 miwest0° 10' 04.2"11.54 minorth978.86 mi
24 hours13° 33' 16.9"919.32 mieast4° 19' 36.2"297.38 minorth972.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 10:30 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmNorth N
LimaThu 11:30 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 11:30 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 11:30 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 11:30 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmEast E
La PazThu 12:30 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 11:30 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 10:30 AM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth N
PanamaThu 11:30 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 12:30 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-southeast ESE
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