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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' South, Longitude: 14° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.2"989.60 miwest0° 11' 17.8"12.94 minorth989.90 mi
24 hours13° 14' 03.7"906.92 mieast4° 40' 49.1"321.61 minorth966.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Fri 12:20 PM21 km13 miles12 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownFri 12:20 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 12:20 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:20 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:20 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:20 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:20 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 12:20 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:20 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmWest W

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