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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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' South, Longitude: 119° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 43.9"979.76 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 minorth980.11 mi
24 hours13° 31' 09.6"918.01 mieast4° 22' 37.0"300.80 minorth971.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 8:40 AM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM3490 km2169 miles1884 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 12:40 PM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM4271 km2654 miles2306 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM4320 km2684 miles2332 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 8:40 AM4423 km2748 miles2388 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 8:40 AM4440 km2759 miles2398 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM4479 km2783 miles2418 nmNortheast NE

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