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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 3:20:00 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 hard 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 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 37° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.10 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.9"965.77 miWest0° 09' 33.9"10.96 miNorth966.18 mi
24 hours13° 16' 24.2"888.35 miEast4° 09' 51.9"286.26 miNorth940.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusSat 12:20 PM195 km121 miles105 nmWest W
ItabunaSat 12:20 PM220 km137 miles119 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 12:20 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 12:20 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSat 12:20 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 12:20 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 1:20 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 1:20 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 12:20 PM1216 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sat 1:20 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouthwest SW

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