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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, March 19, 2014 at 04:56:00 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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 45° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.94 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.44 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"986.18 miwest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 misouth985.99 mi
24 hours12° 00' 36.6"816.30 mieast3° 16' 17.4"224.88 misouth842.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasWed 1:56 AM158 km98 miles86 nmSouth S
BrasiliaWed 1:56 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorWed 1:56 AM752 km468 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaWed 1:56 AM1047 km650 miles565 nmNortheast NE
BelémWed 1:56 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeWed 1:56 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de JaneiroWed 1:56 AM1370 km851 miles739 nmSouth S
São PauloWed 1:56 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth S
ManausWed 12:56 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneWed 1:56 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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