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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, March 20, 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: 88%

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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' South, Longitude: 32° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.5"972.46 miwest0° 07' 23.2"8.46 misouth972.23 mi
24 hours12° 33' 09.9"842.60 mieast2° 35' 46.1"178.50 misouth856.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 1:56 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 1:56 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:56 AM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaThu 1:56 AM1288 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:56 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 1:56 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmWest W
São PauloThu 1:56 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 1:56 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 1:56 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownThu 4:56 AM2939 km1827 miles1587 nmEast E
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