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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 18:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 116° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 43.5"979.65 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 minorth980.00 mi
24 hours13° 31' 20.5"918.12 mieast4° 22' 21.8"300.51 minorth971.66 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 1:30 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM3212 km1996 miles1735 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 8:30 AM3599 km2237 miles1944 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 12:30 PM3887 km2416 miles2099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM4098 km2546 miles2213 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM4242 km2636 miles2290 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM4288 km2664 miles2315 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:30 PM4303 km2674 miles2323 nmEast-northeast ENE

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