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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' South, Longitude: 46° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.9"986.32 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth986.63 mi
24 hours13° 00' 03.6"887.26 mieast4° 23' 10.6"301.42 minorth941.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalmasThu 9:20 AM240 km149 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaThu 9:20 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 9:20 AM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 9:20 AM940 km584 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaThu 9:20 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 9:20 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroThu 9:20 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloThu 9:20 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S
ManausThu 8:20 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneThu 9:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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