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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 06:08:00 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 06:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' South, Longitude: 47° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.89 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.2"970.43 miwest0° 08' 40.8"9.95 minorth970.78 mi
24 hours13° 28' 35.7"906.54 mieast3° 48' 56.1"262.27 minorth949.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrasiliaMon 3:08 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
GoiâniaMon 3:08 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasMon 3:08 AM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 3:08 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast E
São PauloMon 3:08 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:08 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 3:08 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 3:08 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 3:08 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionMon 2:08 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouthwest SW

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