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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 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: 42° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.59 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.5"960.83 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth961.15 mi
24 hours13° 58' 42.2"931.94 mieast3° 26' 04.9"236.14 minorth968.32 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 AM150 km93 miles81 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montes ClarosWed 9:20 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorWed 9:20 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
Belo HorizonteWed 9:20 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VitóriaWed 9:20 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaWed 9:20 AM619 km385 miles334 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroWed 9:20 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
São PauloWed 9:20 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeWed 9:20 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 9:20 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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