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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, May 18, 2014 at 4:38:00 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: 85%

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 Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 22° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.3"948.96 miWest0° 04' 09.5"4.77 miNorth949.16 mi
24 hours13° 54' 07.5"915.30 miEast2° 11' 21.9"150.56 miNorth932.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 1:38 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 4:38 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmEast E
SalvadorSun 1:38 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 1:38 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 1:38 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 1:38 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 1:38 AM2723 km1692 miles1471 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 4:38 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 4:38 AM3084 km1917 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 4:38 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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