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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 16, 2013 at 6:36:00 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: 29%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' North, Longitude: 35° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.4"1002.64 miWest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 miNorth1002.60 mi
24 hours11° 04' 29.7"763.98 miEast4° 18' 49.3"296.42 miNorth816.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 3:36 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 4:36 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeWed 3:36 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth S
BelémWed 3:36 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 5:36 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 3:36 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 3:36 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth S
ParamariboWed 3:36 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
DakarWed 6:36 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 6:36 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmEast-northeast ENE

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