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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 6:50:00 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: 54%

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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' South, Longitude: 160° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"995.54 miWest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 miSouth995.42 mi
24 hours12° 07' 20.6"831.87 miEast4° 21' 37.4"299.68 miSouth879.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:50 AM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 5:50 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSat 4:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest W
BukaSat 4:50 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 6:50 AM1023 km636 miles553 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 5:50 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 4:50 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest W
PalikirSat 5:50 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
TarawaSat 6:50 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 4:50 AM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW

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