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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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 05:28:00 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: 76%

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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 20° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.91 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.3"961.50 miwest0° 06' 54.0"7.91 minorth961.80 mi
24 hours13° 26' 07.3"895.23 mieast3° 10' 41.4"218.50 minorth927.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:28 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast E
RecifeMon 2:28 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 2:28 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 2:28 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroMon 2:28 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 5:28 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 5:28 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloMon 2:28 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 5:28 AM2875 km1787 miles1553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaMon 2:28 AM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmWest W

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