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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 Friday, March 28, 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: 7%

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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 33° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.0"996.66 miwest0° 11' 27.0"13.11 minorth996.89 mi
24 hours12° 45' 54.0"879.60 mieast4° 39' 39.3"320.25 minorth938.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 10:20 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNortheast NE
NatalFri 9:20 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 9:20 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióFri 9:20 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 9:20 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 9:20 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 9:20 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 9:20 AM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroFri 9:20 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 9:20 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest-northwest WNW

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