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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' North, Longitude: 163° 03' 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' 24.5"1004.58 miWest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 miSouth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 08' 05.9"769.31 miEast4° 36' 34.7"316.72 miSouth832.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:46 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 2:46 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:46 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 4:46 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:46 AM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 2:46 AM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:46 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 2:46 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 4:46 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 4:46 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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