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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 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 55° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.33 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 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' 15.2"987.12 miwest0° 11' 03.1"12.66 minorth987.44 mi
24 hours13° 18' 39.7"910.11 mieast4° 36' 57.8"317.20 minorth968.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth S
MoroniFri 10:30 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 10:30 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuFri 10:30 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 10:30 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast E
DodomaFri 10:30 AM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmWest W
NairobiFri 10:30 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmWest-northwest WNW
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