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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 2:58:00 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: 66%

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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 52' South, Longitude: 154° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 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' 31.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.1"1004.52 miWest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 miSouth1004.55 mi
24 hours11° 28' 32.4"793.36 miEast4° 37' 29.9"317.79 miSouth852.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:58 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 4:58 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 3:58 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 4:58 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 4:58 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:58 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest W
AlofiThu 3:58 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 4:58 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 2:58 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 3:58 AM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmSouthwest SW

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