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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 = Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:48:00 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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 38° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.72 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.1"942.86 miWest0° 01' 10.0"1.34 miNorth942.91 mi
24 hours14° 10' 17.2"927.41 miEast1° 03' 06.8"72.35 miNorth933.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSat 1:48 AM207 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
Belo HorizonteSat 1:48 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
PetrópolisSat 1:48 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
NiteróiSat 1:48 AM616 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 1:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 1:48 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 1:48 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 1:48 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 1:48 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 1:48 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N

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