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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, May 29, 2015 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 25, 2015 at 5:20 PM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, June 2, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 29, 2015 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 33° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.25 meters/second, 1602.9 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.60 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 50.8"995.86 miwest0° 08' 39.8"9.92 misouth995.72 mi
24 hours11° 04' 50.7"758.56 mieast3° 18' 08.7"226.97 misouth788.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 8:20 PM134 km83 miles72 nmWest W
João PessoaFri 8:20 PM184 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
CaruaruFri 8:20 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest W
MaceióFri 8:20 PM275 km171 miles149 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 8:20 PM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 9:20 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 8:20 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 8:20 PM741 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 8:20 PM1757 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 8:20 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
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