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.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 19, 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.7"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 50.4"||961.78 mi||west||0° 06' 56.0"||7.95 mi||north||962.08 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 41.0"||894.98 mi||east||3° 11' 25.3"||219.35 mi||north||927.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 2:48 AM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 2:48 AM||1419 km||881 miles||766 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 2:48 AM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 2:48 AM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Mon 5:48 AM||2131 km||1324 miles||1151 nm|| E|
|São Paulo||Mon 2:48 AM||2375 km||1476 miles||1282 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Mon 2:48 AM||2388 km||1484 miles||1289 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 5:48 AM||2917 km||1813 miles||1575 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Mon 2:48 AM||2957 km||1837 miles||1596 nm|| WNW|
|Freetown||Mon 5:48 AM||2988 km||1856 miles||1613 nm|| NNE|
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