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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 = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 10:48:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 38' North, Longitude: 148° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.2"999.76 miWest0° 10' 59.5"12.59 miNorth999.68 mi
24 hours11° 24' 07.8"784.90 miEast4° 11' 20.1"287.87 miNorth832.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:48 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 12:48 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 12:48 PM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 12:48 PM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 11:48 AM3617 km2247 miles1953 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 2:48 PM3926 km2440 miles2120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmWest-southwest WSW

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