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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 = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 7:36:00 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: 39%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' North, Longitude: 39° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.52 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.57 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.1"994.23 miWest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 miNorth994.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.1"751.95 miEast3° 48' 32.9"261.81 miNorth792.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 4:36 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmSouth S
CayenneThu 4:36 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 4:36 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 4:36 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
PraiaThu 6:36 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 4:36 PM1916 km1190 miles1035 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 3:36 PM2101 km1306 miles1134 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 3:36 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 4:36 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmSouth S
CastriesThu 3:36 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW

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