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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 3:46:00 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: 80%

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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 175° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.0"999.66 miWest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 miSouth999.59 mi
24 hours348° 10' 55.6"813.83 miWest4° 25' 51.9"304.50 miSouth865.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 3:46 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 3:46 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 3:46 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 3:46 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 3:46 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 4:46 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 2:46 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 5:46 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 2:46 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW

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