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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 4:30:00 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 54° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.23 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.11 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.9"966.69 miWest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 miNorth967.11 mi
24 hours13° 14' 01.4"886.44 miEast4° 11' 44.1"288.40 miNorth939.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSat 1:30 PM251 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Sat 2:30 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sat 2:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sat 1:30 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sat 2:30 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 12:30 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSat 12:30 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:30 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 12:30 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmWest W

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