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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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 05:48:00 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: 78%

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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 29° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.1"985.23 miwest0° 10' 19.1"11.82 minorth985.55 mi
24 hours12° 54' 55.4"880.55 mieast4° 19' 21.8"297.06 minorth933.89 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 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 3:48 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 2:48 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 2:48 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroTue 2:48 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaTue 2:48 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 2:48 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloTue 2:48 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 5:48 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 5:48 AM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmNortheast NE

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