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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 = Sunday, January 20, 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: 62%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 177° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.9"961.54 miWest0° 06' 16.7"7.20 miNorth961.30 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.0"748.14 miEast2° 08' 12.5"146.96 miNorth758.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:36 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth N
MajuroSun 6:36 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 6:36 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 6:36 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 6:36 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 8:36 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 6:36 PM2618 km1627 miles1413 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 8:36 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 6:36 PM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:36 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmWest-southwest WSW

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