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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.2 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' 54.7"959.05 miwest0° 05' 25.5"6.22 misouth958.85 mi
24 hours13° 04' 24.0"866.81 mieast1° 43' 12.5"118.30 misouth870.87 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 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmEast E
RecifeFri 1:56 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 1:56 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 1:56 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 1:56 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 4:56 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloFri 1:56 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 4:56 AM2893 km1797 miles1562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaFri 1:56 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmWest W
ConakryFri 4:56 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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