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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 = Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:48:00 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: 62%

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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 23° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.90 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.0"953.77 miWest0° 05' 02.4"5.78 miNorth954.00 mi
24 hours13° 30' 04.9"892.33 miEast2° 29' 51.8"171.74 miNorth914.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 3:48 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 3:48 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 6:48 AM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:48 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 3:48 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloMon 3:48 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaMon 3:48 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 6:48 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 6:48 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 6:48 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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