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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, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 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: 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
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 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 1:56 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroFri 1:56 AM814 km506 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 1:56 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaFri 1:56 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest W
São PauloFri 1:56 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 1:56 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth N
BelémFri 1:56 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionFri 12:56 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoFri 1:56 AM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmSouthwest SW

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