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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 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: 39° 15' 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"942.92 miwest0° 01' 10.3"1.34 minorth942.98 mi
24 hours14° 10' 16.7"927.47 mieast1° 03' 10.2"72.42 minorth933.15 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 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
Belo HorizonteSat 1:48 AM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiteróiSat 1:48 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 1:48 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 1:48 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 1:48 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 1:48 AM981 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 1:48 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 1:48 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
AsuncionSat 12:48 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
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