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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 9:40:00 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: 64%

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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' North, Longitude: 138° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.21 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.00 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.4"959.84 miWest0° 06' 02.1"6.92 miNorth959.60 mi
24 hours11° 19' 53.4"748.53 miEast2° 02' 04.1"139.92 miNorth757.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 7:40 PM801 km498 miles433 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanSun 7:40 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 6:40 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoSun 5:40 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 5:40 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
KumamotoSun 6:40 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaSun 5:40 PM1889 km1173 miles1020 nmWest W
General SantosSun 5:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuSun 6:40 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 6:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth N

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