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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 11:20:00 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: 1%

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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 0° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.7"989.10 miwest0° 11' 14.9"12.88 minorth989.41 mi
24 hours13° 15' 00.4"907.59 mieast4° 40' 05.5"320.77 minorth966.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:20 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 11:20 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 12:20 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 12:20 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast E
AccraFri 11:20 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:20 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 11:20 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 12:20 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 12:20 PM1626 km1011 miles878 nmNorth N
LagosFri 12:20 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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