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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: 55%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 33° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"1002.30 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1002.39 mi
24 hours12° 06' 10.9"837.15 mieast4° 28' 21.4"307.31 minorth891.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 5:48 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalThu 4:48 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaThu 4:48 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 4:48 AM865 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 4:48 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 4:48 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest W
PraiaThu 6:48 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneThu 4:48 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaThu 4:48 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
BissauThu 7:48 AM2370 km1472 miles1280 nmNortheast NE

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