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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 Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 04:48:00 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: 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
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 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
Belo HorizonteSat 1:48 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
NiteróiSat 1:48 AM616 km383 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 1:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 1:48 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 1:48 AM947 km589 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 1:48 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 1:48 AM1275 km792 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 1:48 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
AsuncionSat 12:48 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW

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