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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:20:00 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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' South, Longitude: 158° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.6"983.12 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 minorth983.47 mi
24 hours13° 25' 37.4"914.63 mieast4° 29' 40.3"308.87 minorth970.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 11:20 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaFri 10:20 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
BukaFri 10:20 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 10:20 AM1296 km806 miles700 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM1320 km821 miles713 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 12:20 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 10:20 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 11:20 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 12:20 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE

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