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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 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 16° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.7"989.76 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth990.06 mi
24 hours13° 13' 53.3"906.86 mieast4° 40' 57.0"321.78 minorth966.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:30 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 12:30 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:30 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:30 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:30 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 12:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 12:30 PM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:30 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
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