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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 1:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 31° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.69 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.50 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.0"990.17 miWest0° 11' 21.0"13.00 miNorth990.47 mi
24 hours13° 12' 58.0"906.14 miEast4° 41' 37.3"322.52 miNorth965.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:30 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:30 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalFri 10:30 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióFri 10:30 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 10:30 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 10:30 AM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 10:30 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 10:30 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouthwest SW

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