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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 07:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' South, Longitude: 53° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"987.21 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth987.53 mi
24 hours13° 18' 30.1"910.00 mieast4° 37' 06.6"317.37 minorth968.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntsirananaFri 10:40 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 10:40 AM975 km606 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 10:40 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 10:40 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 11:40 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 11:40 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 10:40 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 10:40 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmWest W
DodomaFri 10:40 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest W
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