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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 13:20:00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 28° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.7"990.08 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth990.39 mi
24 hours13° 13' 07.4"906.26 mieast4° 41' 30.5"322.39 minorth965.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:20 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 10:20 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:20 AM1177 km731 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:20 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaFri 10:20 AM2276 km1415 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 10:20 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 10:20 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownFri 1:20 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNortheast NE

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