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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 = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:36:00 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: 31%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' North, Longitude: 137° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.8"1000.89 miWest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 miNorth1000.81 mi
24 hours11° 02' 09.0"759.81 miEast4° 11' 13.5"287.74 miNorth809.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:36 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:36 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 3:36 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 5:36 PM3479 km2162 miles1878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 5:36 PM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 6:36 PM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 3:36 PM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 5:36 PM3884 km2414 miles2097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 6:36 PM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 5:36 PM4085 km2539 miles2206 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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