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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 9:42:00 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: 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 175° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 42.2"942.36 miWest0° 02' 48.2"3.22 miSouth942.51 mi
24 hours11° 40' 55.8"758.70 miEast1° 33' 18.2"106.96 miSouth769.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 10:42 PM905 km563 miles489 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 9:42 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 11:42 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast E
MajuroThu 9:42 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 9:42 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 9:42 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 11:42 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 9:42 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 8:42 PM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 9:42 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmSouth S

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