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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 9, 2013 at 1:20:00 PM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 27° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.91 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.25 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.3"974.95 miWest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 miNorth975.35 mi
24 hours12° 52' 15.9"868.39 miEast4° 21' 53.6"300.00 miNorth925.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:20 AM934 km581 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:20 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:20 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:20 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 11:20 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 11:20 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 1:20 PM2407 km1495 miles1299 nmEast E
BelémSat 10:20 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:20 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:20 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE

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