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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 5:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM403 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióTue 2:58 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
NatalTue 2:58 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 3:58 AM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth N
SalvadorTue 2:58 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 2:58 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaTue 2:58 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 2:58 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 2:58 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloTue 2:58 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouthwest SW

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