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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 16° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.47 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"989.68 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miNorth989.98 mi
24 hours13° 13' 54.3"906.81 miEast4° 40' 56.2"321.74 miNorth966.01 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 12:30 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
JamestownFri 12:30 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 12:30 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:30 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:30 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:30 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
AbidjanFri 12:30 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:30 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 12:30 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:30 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE

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