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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 05:58:00 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 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 27° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.05 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 50.8"961.80 miwest0° 06' 56.9"7.96 minorth962.10 mi
24 hours13° 25' 30.0"894.78 mieast3° 11' 43.8"219.68 minorth927.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 2:58 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 2:58 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 2:58 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroMon 2:58 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaMon 2:58 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmWest W
São PauloMon 2:58 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 5:58 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmEast E
BelémMon 2:58 AM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 5:58 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 5:58 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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