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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 7:18:00 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: 59%

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 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 05.9"1000.38 miWest0° 11' 31.8"13.20 miSouth1000.32 mi
24 hours11° 49' 21.7"814.65 miEast4° 30' 36.5"309.93 miSouth868.19 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 5:18 AM136 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalFri 4:18 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 4:18 AM458 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
MaceióFri 4:18 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 4:18 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 4:18 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 4:18 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 5:18 AM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 5:18 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 6:18 AM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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