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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, June 16, 2014 at 04:58:00 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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 30° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.0"969.67 miwest0° 08' 34.7"9.83 minorth970.01 mi
24 hours13° 30' 18.5"907.82 mieast3° 46' 57.9"260.01 minorth950.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 1:58 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 1:58 AM849 km528 miles458 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 1:58 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroMon 1:58 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 1:58 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
São PauloMon 1:58 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 1:58 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 4:58 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmEast E
AsuncionMon 12:58 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 4:58 AM3115 km1935 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
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