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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 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 27° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 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' 49.8"949.10 miwest0° 04' 12.0"4.81 minorth949.30 mi
24 hours13° 53' 48.4"915.07 mieast2° 12' 15.3"151.58 minorth932.88 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 AM1325 km823 miles716 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 1:58 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 1:58 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 1:58 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 1:58 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 1:58 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmWest W
JamestownSun 4:58 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast E
BelémSun 1:58 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 4:58 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
AsuncionSun 12:58 AM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW
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