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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 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: 14%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' South, Longitude: 34° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.78 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.4"985.88 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.86 minorth986.20 mi
24 hours13° 00' 37.3"887.53 mieast4° 22' 16.7"300.39 minorth941.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 8:30 AM163 km102 miles88 nmWest W
RecifeThu 8:30 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaruaruThu 8:30 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
NatalThu 8:30 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 8:30 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 9:30 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 8:30 AM799 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaThu 8:30 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroThu 8:30 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 8:30 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
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