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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, February 28, 2014 at 13:30:00 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

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 AM421 km262 miles227 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:30 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalFri 10:30 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióFri 10:30 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM932 km579 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 10:30 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 10:30 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 10:30 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 10:30 AM2423 km1506 miles1309 nmSouthwest SW
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