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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: 75%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 27' South
Longitude: 37° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 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' 52.8"962.27 miwest0° 07' 01.0"8.04 minorth962.57 mi
24 hours13° 24' 38.7"894.24 mieast3° 13' 08.5"221.32 minorth927.47 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 AM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
ItabunaMon 3:38 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 3:38 AM290 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VitóriaMon 3:38 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióMon 3:38 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 3:38 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:38 AM1016 km632 miles549 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 3:38 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 3:38 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth N
São PauloMon 3:38 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
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