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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 = Thursday, January 31, 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: 84%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' South, Longitude: 24° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.40 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"1002.92 miWest0° 11' 34.1"13.25 miSouth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.9"802.50 miEast4° 32' 53.4"312.53 miSouth858.72 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 NoronhaThu 2:46 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:46 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 1:46 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest W
FreetownThu 4:46 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 4:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 1:46 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaThu 4:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 4:46 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 3:46 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth N
BanjulThu 4:46 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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