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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 = Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 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: 85%

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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 144° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.0"978.47 miWest0° 09' 49.7"11.26 miSouth978.23 mi
24 hours12° 53' 17.2"871.29 miEast3° 34' 59.8"246.35 miSouth899.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:10 AM696 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 2:40 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 2:40 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 2:40 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 4:40 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:40 AM2777 km1726 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:40 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:40 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:40 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 AM3743 km2326 miles2021 nmWest-northwest WNW

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