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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 = Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:20:00 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: 6%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 109° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.3"929.01 miWest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 miNorth929.03 mi
24 hours15° 01' 22.9"971.01 miEast0° 52' 02.4"59.67 miNorth975.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 12:20 PM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 9:20 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:20 AM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 12:20 PM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:20 PM4096 km2545 miles2212 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 12:20 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 7:20 AM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmWest W
La PazWed 1:20 PM4412 km2742 miles2382 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:20 AM4421 km2747 miles2387 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 11:20 AM4440 km2759 miles2397 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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