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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:30:00 AM.

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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

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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 69° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"986.58 miWest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 miNorth986.91 mi
24 hours13° 19' 37.6"910.75 miEast4° 36' 03.5"316.17 miNorth968.54 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 12:30 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 11:30 AM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 11:30 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 10:30 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon2270 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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