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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, September 18, 2013 at 12:44:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 31° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.5"997.79 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miNorth998.02 mi
24 hours12° 21' 58.6"852.23 miEast4° 42' 22.7"323.37 miNorth913.44 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 NoronhaTue 10:44 PM149 km92 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
NatalTue 9:44 PM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 9:44 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 9:44 PM777 km483 miles419 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 9:44 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 9:44 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest W
BrasiliaTue 9:44 PM2146 km1333 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroTue 9:44 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 11:44 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:44 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE

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