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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, January 4, 2013 at 7:08:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 29° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.30 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"1000.44 miWest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 miSouth1000.38 mi
24 hours11° 49' 07.3"814.41 miEast4° 30' 42.7"310.05 miSouth868.03 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 NoronhaFri 5:08 AM334 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalFri 4:08 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
RecifeFri 4:08 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 4:08 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 4:08 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 4:08 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest W
PraiaFri 6:08 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 5:08 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 7:08 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:08 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE

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