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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 3:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 165° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 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' 46.4"1004.40 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.43 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.2"794.23 miEast4° 37' 19.7"317.60 miSouth853.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:42 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 5:42 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 4:42 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:42 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:42 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:42 AM1844 km1146 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:42 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 5:42 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:42 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 3:42 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest W

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