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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 05:58:00 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 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 31° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 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' 03.7"985.32 miwest0° 10' 19.6"11.83 minorth985.65 mi
24 hours12° 54' 42.0"880.38 mieast4° 19' 30.7"297.23 minorth933.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 2:58 AM400 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióTue 2:58 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
NatalTue 2:58 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 3:58 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
SalvadorTue 2:58 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 2:58 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaTue 2:58 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 2:58 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 2:58 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloTue 2:58 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouthwest SW
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