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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 12, 2013 at 12:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 6° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.5"963.39 miWest0° 09' 17.9"10.66 miNorth963.80 mi
24 hours13° 22' 32.6"893.26 miEast4° 04' 48.9"280.49 miNorth943.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 1:20 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:20 PM1047 km650 miles565 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 12:20 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 2:20 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 1:20 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:20 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:20 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 1:20 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth N
YaoundéSat 1:20 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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