Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 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 441.89 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"||988.30 mi||west||0° 10' 51.8"||12.44 mi||south||988.11 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 46.7"||853.28 mi||east||4° 06' 48.0"||282.74 mi||south||893.25 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||546 km||339 miles||295 nm||WNW|
|Maceió||Sat 4:58 AM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm||W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sat 5:58 AM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm||NNW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:58 AM||978 km||607 miles||528 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:58 AM||1136 km||706 miles||614 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 5:58 AM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm||SW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 5:58 AM||2038 km||1266 miles||1100 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:58 AM||2221 km||1380 miles||1199 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 5:58 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm||SW|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:58 AM||2742 km||1704 miles||1480 nm||ESE|
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