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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 23:20:00 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: 0%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' South, Longitude: 173° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 meters/second, 1600.5 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.8"994.44 miwest0° 11' 43.3"13.42 minorth994.70 mi
24 hours13° 04' 02.3"899.39 mieast4° 46' 25.7"328.01 minorth959.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 12:20 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM910 km566 miles491 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 12:20 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 11:20 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth S
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