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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 6:36:00 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: 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 149° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"999.33 miWest0° 10' 46.6"12.34 miNorth999.22 mi
24 hours11° 00' 59.6"757.23 miEast4° 05' 21.8"281.04 miNorth804.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 5:36 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast E
HagåtñaThu 4:36 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 3:36 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 3:36 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 4:36 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 3:36 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 6:36 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 5:36 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 6:36 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 6:36 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmEast E

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