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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 = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:56:00 AM.

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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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 kilometres/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.1"961.80 miWest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 miSouth961.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.8"878.66 miEast1° 59' 30.6"136.97 miSouth884.79 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 1:56 AM167 km103 miles90 nmWest W
GoiâniaThu 1:56 AM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-southeast ESE
AnápolisThu 1:56 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaThu 1:56 AM303 km188 miles164 nmEast E
Pedro Juan CaballeroThu 12:56 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
Fuerte OlimpoThu 12:56 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloThu 1:56 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:56 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmSoutheast SE
AsuncionThu 12:56 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 1:56 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE

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