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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 = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 1:48:00 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: 67%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 137° 52' 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' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.4"1004.68 miWest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 miSouth1004.72 mi
24 hours11° 27' 16.0"791.99 miEast4° 37' 44.8"318.07 miSouth851.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 4:18 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 3:48 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:48 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 5:48 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 3:48 AM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:48 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 2:48 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 3:48 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 2:48 AM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 8:48 AM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmSoutheast SE

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