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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 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 40° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.27 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 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' 53.3"962.37 miwest0° 07' 02.0"8.06 minorth962.67 mi
24 hours13° 24' 26.1"894.09 mieast3° 13' 29.0"221.71 minorth927.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ItabunaMon 3:48 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNortheast NE
Vitória da ConquistaMon 3:48 AM108 km67 miles58 nmNorthwest NW
IlhéusMon 3:48 AM120 km75 miles65 nmEast-northeast ENE
JequiéMon 3:48 AM173 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
SalvadorMon 3:48 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VitóriaMon 3:48 AM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth S
Belo HorizonteMon 3:48 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 3:48 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:48 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 3:48 AM986 km613 miles532 nmNortheast NE
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