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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 6:38:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 33° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.9"1000.97 miWest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 miNorth1000.98 mi
24 hours12° 17' 11.4"849.16 miEast4° 23' 07.5"301.33 miNorth899.01 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 4:38 AM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:38 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeThu 3:38 AM1155 km717 miles623 nmSouth S
BelémThu 3:38 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 3:38 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaThu 5:38 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 3:38 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest W
DakarThu 6:38 AM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:38 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:38 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE

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