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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:16:00 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: 22%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 152° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.07 meters/second, 1523.0 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.3"946.05 miWest0° 06' 16.2"7.19 miSouth945.79 mi
24 hours14° 26' 06.8"947.54 miEast1° 55' 16.7"132.15 miSouth951.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Mon 8:16 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteMon 8:16 AM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 8:16 AM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 7:16 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:16 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:16 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 8:16 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 7:16 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 10:16 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Tue 7:16 AM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmWest W

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