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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 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: 12%

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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 41° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.59 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.5"960.75 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 minorth961.07 mi
24 hours13° 58' 43.1"931.89 mieast3° 26' 02.4"236.08 minorth968.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaWed 9:20 AM125 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 9:20 AM458 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
Belo HorizonteWed 9:20 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VitóriaWed 9:20 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaWed 9:20 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroWed 9:20 AM841 km522 miles454 nmSouth S
São PauloWed 9:20 AM1026 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeWed 9:20 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 9:20 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémWed 9:20 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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