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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.7"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 40.8"||978.95 mi||west||0° 10' 08.0"||11.61 mi||north||979.30 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 27.9"||918.78 mi||east||4° 20' 46.9"||298.71 mi||north||971.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 11:20 AM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm||NE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 12:20 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm||SSW|
|Guayaquil||Thu 12:20 PM||2460 km||1529 miles||1328 nm||ENE|
|Lima||Thu 12:20 PM||2535 km||1575 miles||1369 nm||E|
|Quito||Thu 12:20 PM||2697 km||1676 miles||1456 nm||ENE|
|San Jose||Thu 11:20 AM||2947 km||1831 miles||1591 nm||NE|
|Managua||Thu 11:20 AM||3013 km||1872 miles||1627 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Thu 11:20 AM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Thu 11:20 AM||3052 km||1897 miles||1648 nm||NNE|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 11:20 AM||3147 km||1955 miles||1699 nm||NNE|
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