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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 = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:42:00 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: 87%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 173° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.5"938.43 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth938.45 mi
24 hours11° 43' 21.7"758.14 miEast0° 36' 01.8"41.31 miSouth760.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 9:42 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 10:42 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 8:42 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
MajuroWed 8:42 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 8:42 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 8:42 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:42 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:42 PM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 9:42 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 8:42 PM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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