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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 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: 42%

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' North, Longitude: 140° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.07 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.0"990.98 miWest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 miNorth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 00' 15.3"749.92 miEast3° 38' 39.8"250.50 miNorth786.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:34 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:34 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 4:34 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 6:34 PM3511 km2181 miles1896 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 6:34 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 7:34 PM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 6:34 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 7:34 PM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:34 PM4011 km2492 miles2166 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 6:34 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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