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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 = Saturday, January 5, 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' South, Longitude: 143° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.65 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.0"983.26 miWest0° 10' 30.5"12.04 miSouth983.04 mi
24 hours12° 45' 54.8"866.62 miEast3° 55' 31.3"269.84 miSouth901.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 6:18 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 5:48 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 5:48 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 7:48 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 5:48 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 4:48 AM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 4:48 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:48 AM3097 km1925 miles1672 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 4:48 AM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:48 AM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmWest-northwest WNW

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