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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 3:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 174° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"1004.68 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miSouth1004.84 mi
24 hours11° 08' 33.5"769.93 miEast4° 36' 47.7"316.97 miSouth833.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 3:32 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 4:32 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 4:32 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 3:32 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 3:32 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 3:32 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:32 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 5:32 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:32 AM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 4:32 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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