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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, 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 Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 39° 29' 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"949.51 miwest0° 04' 18.1"4.93 minorth949.71 mi
24 hours13° 52' 59.0"914.53 mieast2° 14' 30.8"154.17 minorth932.84 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 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest W
VitóriaSun 2:48 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo HorizonteSun 2:48 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 2:48 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiteróiSun 2:48 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 2:48 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaSun 2:48 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloSun 2:48 AM981 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 2:48 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 2:48 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
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