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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: 14%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 32' South
Longitude: 34° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 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' 08.5"985.96 miwest0° 10' 21.1"11.86 minorth986.27 mi
24 hours13° 00' 36.5"887.58 mieast4° 22' 18.0"300.44 minorth941.60 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 AM134 km83 miles72 nmWest W
RecifeThu 8:30 AM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaruaruThu 8:30 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
GaranhunsThu 8:30 AM226 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalThu 8:30 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth N
SalvadorThu 8:30 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 9:30 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 8:30 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaThu 8:30 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroThu 8:30 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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