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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 4:46:00 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: 75%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 167° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 22.7"1004.84 miWest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 miSouth1004.99 mi
24 hours11° 09' 19.3"770.95 miEast4° 37' 07.0"317.34 miSouth834.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 4:46 AM342 km212 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 4:46 AM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
MajuroThu 4:46 AM649 km403 miles351 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 3:46 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 3:46 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 4:46 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 4:46 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 4:46 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 3:46 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 5:46 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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