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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 6:08:00 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: 65%

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 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' South, Longitude: 159° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"1003.97 miWest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 miSouth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.1"797.18 miEast4° 36' 40.1"316.84 miSouth855.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 4:08 AM575 km357 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 4:08 AM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 5:08 AM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 5:08 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
YarenFri 6:08 AM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 5:08 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 4:08 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 6:08 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 6:08 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 5:08 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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