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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 18:20:00 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: 4%

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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 114° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.96 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"979.55 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth979.90 mi
24 hours13° 31' 30.2"918.22 mieast4° 22' 08.3"300.26 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 PM1853 km1151 miles1001 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 10:20 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 12:20 PM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 8:20 AM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 12:20 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:20 PM4077 km2533 miles2201 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:20 PM4083 km2537 miles2205 nmEast-northeast ENE

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