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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 06:48:00 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: 77%

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 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' South, Longitude: 43° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.74 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.7"985.80 miwest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 minorth986.12 mi
24 hours12° 53' 35.7"879.49 mieast4° 20' 15.1"298.07 minorth933.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 3:48 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaTue 3:48 AM828 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 3:48 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 3:48 AM979 km609 miles529 nmEast E
BelémTue 3:48 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroTue 3:48 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouth S
São PauloTue 3:48 AM1583 km983 miles854 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 3:48 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausTue 2:48 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboTue 3:48 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorthwest NW

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