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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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 15' South, Longitude: 49° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 02.3"999.96 miWest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 miSouth999.89 mi
24 hours11° 51' 03.8"816.31 miEast4° 29' 51.7"309.08 miSouth869.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Araguaína *Fri 6:28 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguFri 5:28 AM364 km226 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 5:28 AM425 km264 miles229 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Fri 6:28 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 5:28 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast E
CayenneFri 5:28 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 4:28 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 5:28 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorFri 5:28 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 5:28 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmEast-southeast ESE

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