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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 4:58:00 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 04:58:00 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 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 1:58 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 1:58 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 1:58 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 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 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 4:58 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
AsuncionSun 12:58 AM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW

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