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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 10:38 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM1557 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 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest W
SuvaFri 9:38 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW

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