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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 5:18:00 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: 33%

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 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 168° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.9"999.76 miWest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 miNorth999.66 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.2"757.87 miEast4° 06' 55.3"282.82 miNorth805.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 5:18 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 5:18 PM712 km443 miles385 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 5:18 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 4:18 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest W
Wake IslandThu 5:18 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 4:18 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 4:18 PM2649 km1646 miles1431 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 3:18 PM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmWest-northwest WNW

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