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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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' South, Longitude: 171° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.34 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.5"982.64 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.11 minorth982.98 mi
24 hours346° 33' 33.5"915.14 miwest4° 28' 42.3"307.76 minorth970.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 10:30 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 10:30 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:30 AM919 km571 miles496 nmEast E
YarenFri 11:30 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 11:30 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 10:30 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:30 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth N
NoumeaFri 10:30 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:30 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM1910 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
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