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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 = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 8:24:00 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: 32%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 162° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.5"962.05 miWest0° 08' 32.0"9.78 miSouth961.77 mi
24 hours13° 44' 51.7"915.70 miEast2° 57' 25.4"203.35 miSouth931.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 7:24 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 7:24 AM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 7:24 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaMon 7:24 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneMon 6:24 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Mon 9:24 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 8:24 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsMon 6:24 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 6:24 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 8:24 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-northeast ENE

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