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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 = Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:26:00 PM.

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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: 8%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 39° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.50 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.49 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.6"929.12 miWest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 miSouth929.10 mi
24 hours15° 02' 23.1"972.12 miEast0° 33' 58.1"38.95 miNorth974.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 10:26 AM114 km71 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campos *Wed 10:26 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Petrópolis *Wed 10:26 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Wed 10:26 AM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:26 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Wed 10:26 AM487 km302 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Wed 10:26 AM804 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 9:26 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 10:26 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 9:26 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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