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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:06:00 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: 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 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 22° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.79 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.3"958.91 miwest0° 05' 24.7"6.20 misouth958.71 mi
24 hours13° 04' 34.6"866.88 mieast1° 42' 51.2"117.89 misouth870.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 2:06 AM1610 km1001 miles870 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 2:06 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 5:06 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 2:06 AM2231 km1387 miles1205 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 2:06 AM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloFri 2:06 AM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaFri 2:06 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 5:06 AM2861 km1777 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 5:06 AM2970 km1845 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 5:06 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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