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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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 129° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.24 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.6"980.17 miwest0° 10' 16.8"11.78 minorth980.52 mi
24 hours13° 30' 30.4"917.62 mieast4° 23' 30.6"301.82 minorth971.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:20 AM1573 km978 miles850 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 9:20 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:20 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 9:20 AM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 9:20 AM3466 km2154 miles1871 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 8:20 AM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 9:20 AM4644 km2885 miles2507 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 1:20 PM4696 km2918 miles2536 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 9:20 AM4749 km2951 miles2564 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 8:20 AM5042 km3133 miles2722 nmWest-southwest WSW

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