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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 1:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 33° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.73 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.50 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.5"990.25 miWest0° 11' 21.5"13.01 miNorth990.55 mi
24 hours13° 12' 48.6"906.03 miEast4° 41' 44.0"322.65 miNorth965.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaFri 10:40 AM161 km100 miles87 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:40 AM163 km101 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalFri 10:40 AM272 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióFri 10:40 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:40 AM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 10:40 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 10:40 AM809 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 10:40 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 10:40 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 10:40 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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