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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 2:30:00 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 is probably impossible 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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 45° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.6"990.64 miWest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 miNorth990.94 mi
24 hours13° 12' 02.0"905.47 miEast4° 42' 16.3"323.26 miNorth965.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémFri 11:30 AM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 11:30 AM878 km545 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrasiliaFri 11:30 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 11:30 AM988 km614 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 11:30 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast E
CayenneFri 11:30 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 10:30 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 11:30 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouth S
São PauloFri 11:30 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSouth S
ParamariboFri 11:30 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorthwest NW

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