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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, March 28, 2014 at 06:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 48° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.3"994.69 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 minorth994.95 mi
24 hours12° 48' 51.0"881.39 mieast4° 37' 25.2"317.70 minorth939.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM770 km478 miles416 nmEast-northeast ENE
MutsamuduFri 9:40 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 9:40 AM831 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 9:40 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniFri 9:40 AM873 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoFri 9:40 AM928 km577 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 9:40 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaFri 9:40 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 9:40 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmWest W
NairobiFri 9:40 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest-northwest WNW

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