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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 21' North, Longitude: 35° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 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' 57.3"1004.95 miWest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 miSouth1005.08 mi
24 hours11° 18' 45.7"782.29 miEast4° 38' 08.9"318.52 miSouth844.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 1:46 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:46 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 1:46 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth S
BelémWed 1:46 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 1:46 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 1:46 AM1866 km1159 miles1008 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 3:46 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboWed 1:46 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:46 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW
DakarWed 4:46 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNortheast NE

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