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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, October 12, 2013 at 8:50:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 31° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.31 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.12 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.7"966.87 miWest0° 07' 59.9"9.16 miNorth967.21 mi
24 hours12° 59' 13.9"869.06 miEast3° 33' 57.1"245.13 miNorth909.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 5:50 PM791 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 5:50 PM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSat 5:50 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:50 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 5:50 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmWest W
São PauloSat 5:50 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 5:50 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSat 8:50 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmEast E
Asuncion *Sat 5:50 PM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 5:50 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorthwest NW

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