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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 3:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 49' South, Longitude: 161° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 44.5"1004.88 miWest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 miSouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 26' 06.1"790.89 miEast4° 37' 22.1"317.64 miSouth851.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 3:56 AM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
ArawaThu 1:56 AM917 km569 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
BukaThu 1:56 AM944 km586 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 2:56 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 2:56 AM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoThu 2:56 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 3:56 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
MajuroThu 3:56 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 2:56 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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