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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 = Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:46:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 160° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.1"1001.39 miWest0° 11' 39.1"13.34 miSouth1001.37 mi
24 hours11° 56' 52.8"824.60 miEast4° 33' 32.1"313.27 miSouth879.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 12:46 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoThu 1:46 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 1:46 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth S
BukaThu 12:46 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 2:46 AM823 km511 miles444 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 1:46 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 2:46 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyThu 12:46 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 2:46 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 1:46 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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