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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 15, 2013 at 12:36:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 151° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"976.00 miWest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 miNorth975.77 mi
24 hours11° 27' 58.0"770.57 miEast2° 54' 18.5"199.75 miNorth791.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:36 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:36 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:36 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:36 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:36 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 2:36 PM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 2:36 PM3770 km2343 miles2036 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:36 PM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:36 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:36 PM4047 km2515 miles2185 nmNortheast NE

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