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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 17:30:00 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 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' South, Longitude: 88° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.9"992.02 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 minorth992.30 mi
24 hours13° 09' 15.9"903.43 mieast4° 44' 00.0"325.24 minorth963.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM662 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:30 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 12:30 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:30 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 11:30 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
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