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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 30, 2013 at 2:56:00 PM.

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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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' South, Longitude: 176° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"1004.95 miWest0° 11' 36.5"13.29 miSouth1005.02 mi
24 hours348° 34' 38.4"790.07 miWest4° 37' 33.3"317.85 miSouth850.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabiteueaThu 2:56 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 2:56 AM434 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 2:56 AM805 km500 miles434 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 2:56 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 2:56 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 2:56 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:56 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 2:56 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmSouth S
Apia *Thu 4:56 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 1:56 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW

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