Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 5:40:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.37 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||16.60 mi||West||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||South||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 31.8"||996.10 mi||West||0° 11' 19.8"||12.98 mi||South||995.98 mi|
|24 hours||347° 54' 35.3"||830.06 mi||West||4° 22' 41.8"||300.90 mi||South||878.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Funafuti||Sat 5:40 AM||253 km||157 miles||137 nm||SE|
|Tabiteuea||Sat 5:40 AM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm||NNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:40 AM||1042 km||648 miles||563 nm||NE|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:40 AM||1056 km||656 miles||570 nm||NNW|
|Suva *||Sat 6:40 AM||1235 km||768 miles||667 nm||S|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:40 AM||1275 km||792 miles||688 nm||ESE|
|Yaren||Sat 5:40 AM||1372 km||853 miles||741 nm||WNW|
|Apia *||Sat 7:40 AM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm||ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:40 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm||SW|
|Majuro||Sat 5:40 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||918 nm||NNW|
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