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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 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 22' South, Longitude: 48° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 10.3"986.41 miwest0° 10' 24.5"11.92 minorth986.72 mi
24 hours12° 59' 57.0"887.20 mieast4° 23' 21.2"301.62 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 9:30 AM99 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AraguaínaThu 9:30 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Félix do XinguThu 9:30 AM471 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaThu 9:30 AM717 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
BelémThu 9:30 AM876 km544 miles473 nmNorth N
SalvadorThu 9:30 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaThu 9:30 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 8:30 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 9:30 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmEast E
São PauloThu 9:30 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth S
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