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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 = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2:24:00 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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 15' North, Longitude: 168° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"997.90 miWest0° 10' 36.6"12.15 miSouth998.17 mi
24 hours10° 59' 26.2"754.18 miEast4° 23' 54.9"302.24 miSouth815.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 2:24 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 4:24 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 3:24 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:24 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
TarawaWed 2:24 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:24 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:24 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 4:24 AM2355 km1464 miles1272 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:24 AM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:24 AM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmWest-southwest WSW

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