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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: 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 2° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.2"989.20 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 minorth989.51 mi
24 hours13° 14' 49.1"907.46 mieast4° 40' 14.3"320.94 minorth966.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:32 AM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméFri 11:32 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 11:32 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth N
AccraFri 11:32 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
LomeFri 11:32 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 12:32 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 11:32 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
Porto NovoFri 12:32 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 12:32 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1757 km1091 miles948 nmEast E
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