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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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 114° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.1"979.56 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth979.91 mi
24 hours13° 31' 29.2"918.21 mieast4° 22' 09.9"300.28 minorth971.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 1:20 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 10:20 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 12:20 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 8:20 AM3824 km2376 miles2065 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 12:20 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:20 PM4106 km2552 miles2217 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:20 PM4107 km2552 miles2218 nmEast-northeast ENE

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