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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 1:18:00 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: 57%

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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 119° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.8"998.05 miWest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 miSouth997.96 mi
24 hours11° 58' 23.7"823.40 miEast4° 26' 23.0"305.11 miSouth874.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 5:18 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:18 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:18 AM3335 km2072 miles1801 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 3:18 AM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 7:18 AM3583 km2227 miles1935 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 7:18 AM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 7:18 AM3975 km2470 miles2146 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:18 AM4000 km2486 miles2160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 7:18 AM4168 km2590 miles2250 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 7:18 AM4182 km2599 miles2258 nmEast-northeast ENE

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