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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 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 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.03 miWest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 miSouth998.30 mi
24 hours10° 59' 28.9"754.33 miEast4° 24' 09.6"302.52 miSouth815.42 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 2:44 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 2:44 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:44 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 3:44 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 4:44 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:44 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:44 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 2:44 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:44 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:44 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmNorth N

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