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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' South, Longitude: 176° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.9"1003.40 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth1003.53 mi
24 hours348° 23' 07.0"803.24 miwest4° 43' 16.2"324.38 minorth866.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabiteueaTue 1:50 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest W
TarawaTue 1:50 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 1:50 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 1:50 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 1:50 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest W
MajuroTue 1:50 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 2:50 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaTue 1:50 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 3:50 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 12:50 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
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