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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 = Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' South, Longitude: 37° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.47 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"998.64 miWest0° 11' 38.2"13.33 miNorth998.90 mi
24 hours11° 20' 08.8"779.66 miEast4° 42' 30.5"323.52 miNorth846.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróThu 10:58 PM107 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Campina GrandeThu 10:58 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
NatalThu 10:58 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 10:58 PM310 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeThu 10:58 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióThu 10:58 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaThu 11:58 PM569 km354 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 10:58 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 10:58 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaThu 10:58 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouthwest SW

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