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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 = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 2:18:00 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: 76%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 156° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.0"1004.51 miWest0° 11' 20.5"12.99 miSouth1004.67 mi
24 hours11° 07' 49.5"768.94 miEast4° 36' 26.6"316.57 miSouth832.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:18 AM162 km101 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 4:18 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 3:18 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:18 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 4:18 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 4:18 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 4:18 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:18 AM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 2:18 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:18 AM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouthwest SW

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