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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 4:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 23' North, Longitude: 33° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 57.4"1004.94 miWest0° 11' 31.3"13.19 miSouth1005.07 mi
24 hours11° 18' 40.2"782.18 miEast4° 38' 08.3"318.51 miSouth844.45 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 2:36 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaWed 1:36 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 1:36 AM1055 km655 miles569 nmSouth S
SalvadorWed 1:36 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 1:36 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest W
PraiaWed 3:36 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 1:36 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
BissauWed 4:36 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 4:36 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 4:36 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNortheast NE

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