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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 5:38:00 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 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 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSun 2:38 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:38 AM877 km545 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 2:38 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSun 2:38 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest W
São PauloSun 2:38 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 2:38 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmNorth N
BelémSun 2:38 AM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 1:38 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSun 2:38 AM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmSouthwest SW

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