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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:40:00 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: 5%

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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' South, Longitude: 32° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.39 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.7"976.03 miwest0° 09' 46.0"11.19 minorth976.39 mi
24 hours13° 37' 02.0"921.39 mieast4° 13' 50.5"290.77 minorth972.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 9:40 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeThu 9:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 9:40 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaThu 10:40 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 9:40 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 9:40 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 9:40 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloThu 9:40 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 9:40 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneThu 9:40 AM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNorthwest NW
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