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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 9:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 170° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"938.47 miWest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 miSouth938.50 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.4"758.21 miWest0° 38' 44.4"44.42 miSouth761.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 9:52 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 10:52 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 9:52 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 8:52 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 9:52 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouth S
YarenWed 9:52 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 9:52 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:52 PM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmEast E
TokyoWed 6:52 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNorthwest NW

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