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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: 78%

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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 29° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.2"985.31 miwest0° 10' 19.1"11.82 minorth985.63 mi
24 hours12° 54' 53.8"880.60 mieast4° 19' 22.8"297.10 minorth933.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 2:48 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióTue 2:48 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaTue 3:48 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 2:48 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 2:48 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroTue 2:48 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaTue 2:48 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 2:48 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloTue 2:48 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 5:48 AM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmEast-southeast ESE
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