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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 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 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: 81%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 139° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"1000.72 miWest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 miSouth1000.66 mi
24 hours11° 45' 31.9"810.52 miEast4° 28' 08.9"307.11 miSouth863.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 3:10 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 2:40 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 2:40 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 4:40 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 2:40 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 2:40 AM3527 km2191 miles1904 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 1:40 AM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:40 AM3675 km2284 miles1985 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:40 AM3696 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 7:40 AM4026 km2502 miles2174 nmSoutheast SE

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