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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: 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 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' South, Longitude: 45° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.6"970.32 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 minorth970.67 mi
24 hours13° 28' 50.3"906.72 mieast3° 48' 39.3"261.95 minorth950.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasMon 2:58 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth N
BrasiliaMon 2:58 AM392 km243 miles212 nmSouthwest SW
GoiâniaMon 2:58 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 2:58 AM720 km447 miles389 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroMon 2:58 AM1066 km663 miles576 nmSouth S
São PauloMon 2:58 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 2:58 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 2:58 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 2:58 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsuncionMon 1:58 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmSouthwest SW
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