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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: 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 25° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.4"961.70 miwest0° 06' 55.9"7.95 minorth962.00 mi
24 hours13° 25' 42.4"894.93 mieast3° 11' 23.1"219.29 minorth927.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 2:48 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 2:48 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 2:48 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroMon 2:48 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 5:48 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
São PauloMon 2:48 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaMon 2:48 AM2416 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 5:48 AM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 5:48 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 2:48 AM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmWest-northwest WNW
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