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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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 00:24:00 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: 9%

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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' North, Longitude: 151° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.5"1002.83 miwest0° 11' 32.1"13.21 minorth1002.82 mi
24 hours11° 22' 42.1"785.76 mieast4° 26' 24.0"305.09 minorth840.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:24 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:24 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 2:24 PM2313 km1438 miles1249 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 1:24 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:24 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 2:24 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 2:24 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 1:24 PM3188 km1981 miles1722 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 12:24 PM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 1:24 PM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmSouthwest SW

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