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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 12:30:00 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: 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 35° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.3"996.72 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 minorth996.95 mi
24 hours12° 45' 48.9"879.55 mieast4° 39' 42.2"320.31 minorth938.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalFri 9:30 AM101 km63 miles54 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróFri 9:30 AM178 km111 miles96 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 9:30 AM347 km216 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 9:30 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 10:30 AM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaceióFri 9:30 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 9:30 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 9:30 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 9:30 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroFri 9:30 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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