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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, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 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 QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 27° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.1"981.45 miWest0° 09' 32.1"10.92 miSouth981.23 mi
24 hours13° 00' 30.6"882.20 miEast3° 30' 33.5"241.24 miSouth908.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 9:40 AM929 km577 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 10:40 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 9:40 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 9:40 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:40 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 10:40 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 12:40 PM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Sat 10:40 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 9:40 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNortheast NE

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