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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 30, 2013 at 3:46:00 AM.

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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: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 21° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.3"1004.89 miWest0° 11' 30.6"13.18 miSouth1005.02 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.6"781.59 miEast4° 38' 04.9"318.44 miSouth843.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 3:46 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 3:46 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 3:46 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 3:46 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 3:46 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 2:46 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth N
DakarWed 3:46 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeWed 12:46 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
YamoussoukroWed 3:46 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoWed 3:46 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNortheast NE

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