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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, April 18, 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: 90%

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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 37° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"950.36 miWest0° 03' 41.2"4.23 miSouth950.20 mi
24 hours13° 36' 52.4"896.09 miEast0° 57' 05.6"65.44 miSouth896.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaFri 1:56 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 1:56 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroFri 1:56 AM814 km506 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 1:56 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaFri 1:56 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest W
São PauloFri 1:56 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 1:56 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
BelémFri 1:56 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionFri 12:56 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 1:56 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmSouthwest SW

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