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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM107 km66 miles58 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróFri 9:30 AM183 km114 miles99 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 9:30 AM342 km212 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 9:30 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 10:30 AM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaceióFri 9:30 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 9:30 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 9:30 AM1471 km914 miles794 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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