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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 18:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' South, Longitude: 103° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.2"992.46 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth992.74 mi
24 hours13° 08' 21.3"902.74 mieast4° 44' 30.2"325.81 minorth962.86 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 12:30 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AcapulcoFri 12:30 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmNortheast NE
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