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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 9:34:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 27° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.87 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.8"952.13 miWest0° 07' 14.9"8.31 miSouth951.86 mi
24 hours14° 10' 45.4"935.95 miEast2° 21' 43.5"162.46 miSouth943.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 6:34 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 6:34 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 7:34 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 6:34 AM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 7:34 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 7:34 AM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmWest W
JamestownMon 9:34 AM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmEast E
BelémMon 6:34 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 9:34 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 9:34 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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