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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:38:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 40' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.7"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 04.1"||0.08 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 49.3"||949.04 mi||west||0° 04' 09.6"||4.77 mi||north||949.23 mi|
|24 hours||13° 54' 06.4"||915.35 mi||east||2° 11' 25.0"||150.63 mi||north||932.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 1:38 AM||1708 km||1062 miles||922 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 1:38 AM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 4:38 AM||1818 km||1130 miles||982 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 1:38 AM||2212 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 1:38 AM||2335 km||1451 miles||1261 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Sun 1:38 AM||2571 km||1597 miles||1388 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sun 1:38 AM||2695 km||1675 miles||1455 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sun 4:38 AM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 4:38 AM||3094 km||1923 miles||1671 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 4:38 AM||3184 km||1979 miles||1719 nm|| NNE|
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