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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 = Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5:48:00 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: 73%

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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 22° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.76 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.8"945.38 miWest0° 02' 07.3"2.43 miNorth945.48 mi
24 hours13° 45' 32.3"901.81 miEast1° 23' 42.2"95.94 miNorth910.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 2:48 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 2:48 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 5:48 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:48 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 2:48 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 2:48 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 2:48 AM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 5:48 AM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 5:48 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 5:48 AM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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