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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 20:30:00 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: 3%

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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 145° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.3"980.86 miwest0° 10' 21.7"11.87 minorth981.21 mi
24 hours13° 29' 22.7"916.95 mieast4° 25' 00.5"303.54 minorth971.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 11:00 AM704 km438 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 10:30 AM866 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 10:30 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 10:30 AM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 12:30 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 9:30 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:30 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 10:30 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 9:30 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 8:30 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmWest-northwest WNW
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