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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 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 51' South
Longitude: 27° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 49.8"949.17 miwest0° 04' 12.0"4.82 minorth949.37 mi
24 hours13° 53' 47.2"915.12 mieast2° 12' 18.3"151.64 minorth932.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 1:58 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 1:58 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 1:58 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 1:58 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 1:58 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 1:58 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest W
JamestownSun 4:58 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmEast E
BelémSun 1:58 AM2927 km1818 miles1580 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 12:58 AM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 4:58 AM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmNortheast NE
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