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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 2:36:00 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: 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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' North, Longitude: 141° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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"990.96 miWest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 miNorth990.78 mi
24 hours11° 00' 15.5"749.91 miEast3° 38' 36.7"250.45 miNorth786.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:36 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:36 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 4:36 PM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 6:36 PM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 6:36 PM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 7:36 PM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 6:36 PM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 7:36 PM3944 km2451 miles2130 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:36 PM3966 km2464 miles2141 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 4:36 PM4008 km2490 miles2164 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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