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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 3:18:00 AM.

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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: 61%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 26° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.6"1001.70 miWest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 miSouth1001.66 mi
24 hours11° 43' 44.7"809.08 miEast4° 32' 54.4"312.55 miSouth864.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinduFri 5:18 AM145 km90 miles78 nmNorth N
Mbuji-MayiFri 5:18 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
BukavuFri 5:18 AM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
BujumburaFri 5:18 AM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
RutanaFri 5:18 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast E
GitegaFri 5:18 AM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgoziFri 5:18 AM449 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareFri 5:18 AM453 km281 miles244 nmEast-northeast ENE
GomaFri 5:18 AM456 km284 miles246 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiFri 5:18 AM478 km297 miles258 nmEast E

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