Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 7:58:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.5"||16.47 mi||West||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||South||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 35.7"||988.31 mi||West||0° 10' 51.8"||12.44 mi||South||988.12 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 44.6"||853.25 mi||East||4° 06' 49.6"||282.77 mi||South||893.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 4:58 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm||WNW|
|Maceió||Sat 4:58 AM||640 km||398 miles||345 nm||W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sat 5:58 AM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm||NNW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:58 AM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:58 AM||1156 km||719 miles||624 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 5:58 AM||2042 km||1269 miles||1103 nm||SW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 5:58 AM||2066 km||1283 miles||1115 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:58 AM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 5:58 AM||2351 km||1461 miles||1269 nm||SW|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:58 AM||2714 km||1686 miles||1465 nm||ESE|
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