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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 16, 2013 at 2:34:00 AM.

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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 phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' North, Longitude: 162° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.7"1004.59 miWest0° 11' 43.3"13.42 miNorth1004.64 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.3"776.00 miEast4° 33' 17.2"312.96 miNorth835.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 3:34 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:34 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 4:34 PM1933 km1201 miles1043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:34 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:34 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiTue 3:34 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 4:34 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 4:34 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 2:34 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest W

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