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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 11:40:00 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: 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.65 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.7"994.56 miWest0° 11' 43.9"13.44 miNorth994.82 mi
24 hours13° 03' 44.8"899.16 miEast4° 46' 32.0"328.13 miNorth959.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSat 12:40 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 11:40 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 11:40 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:40 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmSouth S
YarenSat 11:40 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-northwest WNW

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