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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 4:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 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° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.90 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' 36.3"970.44 miwest0° 08' 40.8"9.95 minorth970.79 mi
24 hours13° 28' 33.9"906.52 mieast3° 48' 58.0"262.30 minorth949.98 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 AM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
GoiâniaMon 3:08 AM393 km245 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasMon 3:08 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 3:08 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
São PauloMon 3:08 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroMon 3:08 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 3:08 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 3:08 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 3:08 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsuncionMon 2:08 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW

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