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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 06:20:00 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

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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 72° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.3"986.49 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth986.82 mi
24 hours13° 19' 47.3"910.86 mieast4° 35' 54.1"315.99 minorth968.60 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 12:20 PM178 km110 miles96 nmNorth N
Addu CityFri 11:20 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
MaleFri 11:20 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:20 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 11:50 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:50 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 10:20 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 11:50 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisFri 10:20 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouthwest SW
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