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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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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 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' South, Longitude: 89° 08' 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
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.0"992.03 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 minorth992.31 mi
24 hours13° 09' 15.0"903.42 mieast4° 44' 00.6"325.25 minorth963.42 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 AM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:30 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 12:30 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:30 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2099 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 11:30 AM2272 km1411 miles1227 nmNorth N

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