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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: 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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 24° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.36 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 49.6"949.03 miwest0° 04' 10.8"4.79 minorth949.23 mi
24 hours13° 53' 58.0"915.18 mieast2° 11' 48.7"151.07 minorth932.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 1:48 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 1:48 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 1:48 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 4:48 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 1:48 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 1:48 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 1:48 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 4:48 AM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSun 1:48 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 4:48 AM3179 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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