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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 06:38:00 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: 75%

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 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 37° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"962.19 miwest0° 07' 00.9"8.04 minorth962.49 mi
24 hours13° 24' 40.1"894.19 mieast3° 13' 06.3"221.26 minorth927.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusMon 3:38 AM199 km124 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
ItabunaMon 3:38 AM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 3:38 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VitóriaMon 3:38 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióMon 3:38 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 3:38 AM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:38 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 3:38 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 3:38 AM1301 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
São PauloMon 3:38 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouthwest SW
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