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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 14:00:00 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 phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 25° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.2"998.84 miwest0° 12' 00.1"13.75 minorth999.01 mi
24 hours12° 51' 59.5"888.92 mieast4° 47' 14.8"328.94 minorth948.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:00 Noon821 km510 miles443 nmWest W
RecifeSat 11:00 AM1231 km765 miles664 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:00 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmWest W
FreetownSat 2:00 PM1816 km1128 miles981 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSat 11:00 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
ConakrySat 2:00 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 2:00 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 2:00 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSat 1:00 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 2:00 PM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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