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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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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 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 52' South
Longitude: 67° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.2"986.75 miwest0° 11' 00.4"12.61 minorth987.08 mi
24 hours13° 19' 26.9"910.70 mieast4° 36' 13.7"316.38 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 12:40 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 11:40 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:10 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:10 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 9:40 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW
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