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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, March 21, 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: 80%

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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 20° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.99 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.8"959.00 miWest0° 05' 25.7"6.22 miSouth958.79 mi
24 hours13° 04' 22.7"866.73 miEast1° 43' 15.2"118.35 miSouth870.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 4:56 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmEast E
RecifeFri 1:56 AM1832 km1139 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 1:56 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 1:56 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 1:56 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 4:56 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloFri 1:56 AM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 4:56 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaFri 1:56 AM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmWest W
ConakryFri 4:56 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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