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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.7"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 51.4"||949.51 mi||west||0° 04' 18.1"||4.93 mi||north||949.71 mi|
|24 hours||13° 52' 59.0"||914.53 mi||east||2° 14' 30.8"||154.17 mi||north||932.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Teófilo Otoni||Sun 2:48 AM||215 km||134 miles||116 nm||W|
|Vitória||Sun 2:48 AM||294 km||183 miles||159 nm||SSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Sun 2:48 AM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:48 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm||NNE|
|Niterói||Sun 2:48 AM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm||SSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 2:48 AM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm||SSW|
|Brasilia||Sun 2:48 AM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo||Sun 2:48 AM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm||SW|
|Recife||Sun 2:48 AM||1182 km||735 miles||638 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:48 AM||1556 km||967 miles||840 nm||N|
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