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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 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 48° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.45 meters/second, 1589.2 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.5"987.38 miwest0° 11' 04.7"12.69 minorth987.71 mi
24 hours13° 18' 11.0"909.78 mieast4° 37' 24.1"317.70 minorth967.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 11:00 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouFri 11:00 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 11:00 AM580 km361 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniFri 11:00 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:00 AM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 12:00 Noon905 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:00 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:00 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 11:00 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 11:00 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest W
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