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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 4:06:00 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' North, Longitude: 26° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.28 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' 57.9"1004.91 miWest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 miSouth1005.04 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.5"781.83 miEast4° 38' 06.5"318.47 miSouth844.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:06 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 1:06 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 1:06 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 3:06 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth N
FreetownWed 4:06 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 4:06 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 4:06 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 4:06 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 4:06 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 4:06 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE

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