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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 = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 8:08:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 32° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.0"988.21 miWest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 miSouth988.02 mi
24 hours12° 31' 03.4"853.53 miEast4° 06' 36.3"282.51 miSouth893.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 5:08 AM336 km209 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 5:08 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
NatalSat 5:08 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:08 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:08 AM765 km475 miles413 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 5:08 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 6:08 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:08 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 5:08 AM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 6:08 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouthwest SW

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