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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 7:58:00 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: 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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.9"1000.14 miWest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 miSouth1000.08 mi
24 hours11° 50' 19.8"815.60 miEast4° 30' 11.1"309.45 miSouth868.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaFri 4:58 AM118 km74 miles64 nmWest W
SobralFri 4:58 AM225 km140 miles121 nmNortheast NE
ParnaíbaFri 4:58 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 4:58 AM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 4:58 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 4:58 AM852 km530 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 4:58 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 5:58 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 4:58 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 4:58 AM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW

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