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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, July 15, 2014 at 04:48:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 33° 03' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 26' 41.9"991.13 miwest0° 11' 14.6"12.88 minorth991.42 mi
24 hours13° 04' 08.7"896.73 mieast4° 36' 50.7"317.05 minorth954.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaTue 1:48 AM203 km126 miles110 nmWest W
RecifeTue 1:48 AM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalTue 1:48 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 2:48 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
MaceióTue 1:48 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 1:48 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 1:48 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 1:48 AM1829 km1136 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 1:48 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 1:48 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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