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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 = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 6:56:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' North, Longitude: 166° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.2"975.33 miWest0° 08' 01.5"9.20 miNorth975.09 mi
24 hours11° 07' 41.5"746.56 miEast2° 52' 44.2"197.95 miNorth767.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 6:56 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
MajuroSat 6:56 PM914 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 5:56 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 6:56 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 6:56 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 7:56 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 6:56 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 4:56 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 5:56 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 6:56 PM2844 km1767 miles1535 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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