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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 36° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.51 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.0"949.37 miwest0° 04' 16.7"4.91 minorth949.57 mi
24 hours13° 53' 09.8"914.60 mieast2° 14' 01.5"153.60 minorth932.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSun 2:38 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSun 2:38 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:38 AM877 km545 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 2:38 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSun 2:38 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest W
São PauloSun 2:38 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 2:38 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth N
BelémSun 2:38 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 1:38 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSun 2:38 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmSouthwest SW
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