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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 2:44:00 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: 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' North, Longitude: 162° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 24.7"1004.57 miWest0° 11' 21.0"13.00 miSouth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 08' 04.6"769.29 miEast4° 36' 34.3"316.71 miSouth832.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:44 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 2:44 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:44 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 4:44 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:44 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 2:44 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:44 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 4:44 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 4:44 AM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 2:44 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest W

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