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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 05:48:00 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 39° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.54 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.7 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' 51.4"949.43 miwest0° 04' 18.0"4.93 minorth949.64 mi
24 hours13° 53' 00.0"914.48 mieast2° 14' 27.9"154.11 minorth932.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo OtoniSun 2:48 AM244 km152 miles132 nmWest W
VitóriaSun 2:48 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo HorizonteSun 2:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 2:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:48 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSun 2:48 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloSun 2:48 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 2:48 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 2:48 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
BelémSun 2:48 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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