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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 4:08:00 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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 43' South, Longitude: 160° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.2"996.81 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miSouth996.70 mi
24 hours12° 02' 54.3"827.69 miEast4° 24' 03.1"302.45 miSouth876.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:08 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 5:08 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:08 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 6:08 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 6:08 AM1670 km1037 miles901 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 5:08 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 4:08 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 5:08 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 4:08 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 5:08 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest-southwest WSW

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