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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, February 27, 2013 at 3:56:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' South, Longitude: 42° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"1003.59 miWest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 miSouth1003.63 mi
24 hours11° 46' 51.7"814.53 miEast4° 38' 47.9"319.28 miSouth873.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParnaíbaWed 12:56 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São LuisWed 12:56 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 12:56 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémWed 12:56 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
RecifeWed 12:56 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorWed 12:56 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneWed 12:56 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboWed 12:56 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 12:56 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausTue 11:56 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmWest W

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