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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 3:56:00 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: 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' South, Longitude: 173° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 58.7"999.60 miWest0° 11' 24.1"13.06 miSouth999.53 mi
24 hours348° 10' 43.9"814.01 miWest4° 25' 44.1"304.36 miSouth865.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:56 AM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 3:56 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
YarenFri 3:56 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 3:56 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 3:56 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 2:56 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 3:56 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 2:56 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:56 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 5:56 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE

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