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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.9"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||south||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 51.4"||958.54 mi||west||0° 05' 20.1"||6.11 mi||south||958.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 36.0"||867.72 mi||east||1° 40' 47.3"||115.53 mi||south||871.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Fri 2:56 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm|| NW|
|Vitória||Fri 2:56 AM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Fri 2:56 AM||949 km||590 miles||513 nm|| N|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 2:56 AM||1090 km||677 miles||589 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Fri 2:56 AM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Fri 2:56 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 2:56 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Fri 2:56 AM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 2:56 AM||2518 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Fri 2:56 AM||2905 km||1805 miles||1568 nm|| SW|
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