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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, March 13, 2013 at 12:48:00 AM.

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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' North, Longitude: 177° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.70 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.3"999.14 miWest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 miNorth999.05 mi
24 hours11° 23' 55.2"784.15 miEast4° 08' 59.7"285.19 miNorth830.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 12:48 PM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 12:48 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 12:48 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:48 PM1651 km1026 miles892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 1:48 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 2:48 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 12:48 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 2:48 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 1:48 PM2458 km1528 miles1327 nmNorth N

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