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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 07:48:00 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: 55%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 32° 50' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"1002.29 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1002.39 mi
24 hours12° 06' 11.5"837.16 mieast4° 28' 22.0"307.32 minorth891.25 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 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
NatalThu 4:48 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaThu 4:48 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 4:48 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 4:48 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 4:48 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
PraiaThu 6:48 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneThu 4:48 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauThu 7:48 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 7:48 AM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
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