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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: 7%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 38° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.5"996.85 miwest0° 11' 27.6"13.13 minorth997.07 mi
24 hours12° 45' 43.4"879.55 mieast4° 39' 45.5"320.39 minorth938.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróFri 9:40 AM123 km76 miles66 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 9:40 AM134 km83 miles72 nmNorth N
NatalFri 9:40 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 9:40 AM521 km324 miles282 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióFri 9:40 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 10:40 AM672 km418 miles363 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 9:40 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth S
BelémFri 9:40 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 9:40 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 9:40 AM1897 km1178 miles1024 nmNorthwest NW
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