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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 3:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 37' North, Longitude: 175° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 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"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.7"1004.69 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miSouth1004.85 mi
24 hours11° 08' 35.8"769.99 miEast4° 36' 48.9"316.99 miSouth833.23 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 3:36 AM305 km189 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 4:36 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 3:36 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 3:36 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 4:36 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 3:36 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:36 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 5:36 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:36 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 4:36 AM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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