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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 8:42:00 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 158° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.52 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 00.8"0.02 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.0"929.19 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miNorth929.24 mi
24 hours15° 00' 01.8"969.76 miEast1° 04' 21.0"73.78 miNorth975.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 10:42 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 10:42 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 9:42 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 10:42 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:42 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:42 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 9:42 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:42 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 8:42 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 12:42 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmEast-southeast ESE

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