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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 = Friday, January 18, 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: 41%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' North, Longitude: 126° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.28 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.9"991.45 miWest0° 09' 50.6"11.28 miNorth991.27 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.5"750.17 miEast3° 40' 04.1"252.11 miNorth787.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanThu 6:36 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:36 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 5:36 PM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 6:36 PM3012 km1872 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:36 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FranciscoThu 5:36 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth N
Las VegasThu 5:36 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 3:36 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 3:36 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake CityThu 6:36 PM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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