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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 3:48:00 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' South, Longitude: 155° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 38.4"996.96 miWest0° 11' 22.4"13.03 miSouth996.85 mi
24 hours12° 02' 22.1"827.18 miEast4° 24' 20.3"302.77 miSouth876.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 5:48 AM966 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 5:48 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 5:48 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 4:48 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:48 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:48 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:48 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:48 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 3:48 AM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 5:48 AM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmNorth N

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