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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 3:22:00 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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' South, Longitude: 160° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 47.1"1004.45 miWest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 miSouth1004.48 mi
24 hours11° 28' 58.9"793.83 miEast4° 37' 24.5"317.69 miSouth853.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:22 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 4:22 AM1428 km888 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:22 AM1779 km1105 miles961 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:22 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 5:22 AM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 5:22 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 4:22 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:22 AM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 5:22 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 4:22 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSouthwest SW

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