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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 = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 9:02:00 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: 93%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 166° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.1"942.17 miWest0° 02' 44.5"3.14 miSouth942.32 mi
24 hours11° 41' 04.3"758.71 miEast1° 31' 48.6"105.25 miSouth769.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:02 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
MidwayWed 10:02 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 11:02 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 9:02 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 9:02 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 9:02 PM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmWest W
TarawaThu 9:02 PM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:02 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 9:02 PM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakWed 11:02 PM3631 km2256 miles1961 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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