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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 3:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 171° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"998.42 miWest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 miSouth998.68 mi
24 hours349° 00' 22.2"754.79 miWest4° 24' 53.3"303.35 miSouth816.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:44 AM58 km36 miles31 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:44 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth S
YarenWed 3:44 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:44 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 3:44 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 2:44 AM1518 km943 miles819 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:44 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:44 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 4:44 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 4:44 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSoutheast SE

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