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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 = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 6:50:00 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: 64%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 30° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 53.3"978.33 miWest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 miSouth978.08 mi
24 hours12° 45' 20.4"861.76 miEast3° 35' 21.2"246.76 miSouth890.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSat 3:50 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 3:50 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 3:50 AM833 km518 miles450 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 4:50 AM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 3:50 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:50 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 4:50 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 4:50 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 3:50 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSat 6:50 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmEast E

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