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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 3:08:00 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: 56%

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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 145° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"997.26 miWest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 miSouth997.15 mi
24 hours12° 01' 17.8"826.17 miEast4° 24' 54.0"303.42 miSouth875.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 5:38 AM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 5:08 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 5:08 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 5:08 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:08 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 4:08 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:08 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:08 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 5:08 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 3:08 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmWest W

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