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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 3:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' South, Longitude: 163° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.5 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' 46.8"1004.43 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.46 mi
24 hours11° 29' 10.0"794.03 miEast4° 37' 22.1"317.64 miSouth853.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
RawakiFri 4:32 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 4:32 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:32 AM2095 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 5:32 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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