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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 5:48:00 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 05:48:00 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 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest W
VitóriaSun 2:48 AM300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 2:48 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth N
Belo HorizonteSun 2:48 AM551 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:48 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSun 2:48 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloSun 2:48 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 2:48 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 2:48 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
BelémSun 2:48 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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