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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 5:56:00 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: 79%

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 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 34° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.6"958.48 miWest0° 05' 20.2"6.12 miSouth958.28 mi
24 hours13° 05' 34.6"867.64 miEast1° 40' 50.0"115.57 miSouth871.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 2:56 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 2:56 AM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroFri 2:56 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 2:56 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest W
São PauloFri 2:56 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 2:56 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémFri 2:56 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 2:56 AM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 2:56 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 2:56 AM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmNorthwest NW

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