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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.12 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.6"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 41.9"||991.21 mi||west||0° 11' 14.6"||12.88 mi||north||991.50 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 07.3"||896.78 mi||east||4° 36' 51.1"||317.08 mi||north||954.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|João Pessoa||Tue 1:48 AM||173 km||107 miles||93 nm||W|
|Recife||Tue 1:48 AM||195 km||121 miles||105 nm||WSW|
|Natal||Tue 1:48 AM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm||NW|
|Maceió||Tue 1:48 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm||SW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 2:48 AM||386 km||240 miles||209 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 1:48 AM||701 km||435 miles||378 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 1:48 AM||846 km||526 miles||457 nm||SW|
|Belém||Tue 1:48 AM||1801 km||1119 miles||972 nm||WNW|
|Brasilia||Tue 1:48 AM||1845 km||1146 miles||996 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 1:48 AM||2032 km||1263 miles||1097 nm||SSW|
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