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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 21:38:00 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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 162° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.85 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.1"981.54 miwest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 minorth981.88 mi
24 hours13° 28' 16.2"916.27 mieast4° 26' 26.5"305.18 minorth971.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 10:38 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 10:38 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 9:38 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 9:38 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmWest W
SuvaFri 9:38 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW

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