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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 05:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' South, Longitude: 82° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.89 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.8"986.13 miwest0° 10' 56.9"12.54 minorth986.46 mi
24 hours13° 20' 25.9"911.29 mieast4° 35' 16.5"315.27 minorth968.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest W
MaleFri 10:40 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 11:10 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:10 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 11:10 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiFri 11:10 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth N
BengaluruFri 11:10 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmEast-northeast ENE
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