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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 = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 8:36:00 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: 49%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 42° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"981.33 miWest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 miNorth981.10 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.9"746.97 miEast3° 10' 28.0"218.24 miNorth773.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 5:36 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 5:36 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 5:36 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 4:36 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 4:36 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 5:36 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesFri 4:36 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:36 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W
KingstownFri 4:36 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest W
RoseauFri 4:36 PM2033 km1264 miles1098 nmWest W

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