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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 = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 4:56:00 AM.

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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

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 AM566 km352 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 1:56 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:56 AM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaThu 1:56 AM1287 km800 miles695 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 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 1:56 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 1:56 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownThu 4:56 AM2939 km1827 miles1587 nmEast E

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