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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 = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 8:34:00 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: 37%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 26° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.25 meters/second, 1563.3 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.19 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.1"971.14 miWest0° 09' 29.0"10.87 miSouth970.87 mi
24 hours13° 20' 17.4"895.76 miEast3° 24' 43.6"234.61 miSouth919.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 5:34 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 5:34 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 5:34 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:34 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 8:34 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 6:34 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 6:34 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 8:34 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 5:34 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 8:34 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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