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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, May 2, 2013 at 9:14:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 46° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.21 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.30 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.5"977.88 miWest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 miNorth978.24 mi
24 hours12° 18' 55.7"832.09 miEast4° 04' 51.7"280.49 miNorth883.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasThu 6:14 AM212 km132 miles114 nmEast E
BrasiliaThu 6:14 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GoiâniaThu 6:14 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 6:14 AM920 km572 miles497 nmEast E
BelémThu 6:14 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth N
São PauloThu 6:14 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroThu 6:14 AM1236 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 6:14 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 6:14 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 5:14 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW

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