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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 2:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 171° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 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"997.98 miWest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 miSouth998.25 mi
24 hours10° 59' 27.9"754.27 miEast4° 24' 03.8"302.41 miSouth815.34 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 2:36 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 4:36 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 2:36 AM1823 km1132 miles984 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:36 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 2:36 AM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:36 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:36 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Wed 4:36 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:36 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:36 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-southwest WSW

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