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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 = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:02:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 143° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.8"965.22 miWest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 miNorth965.59 mi
24 hours13° 54' 57.1"932.39 miEast3° 54' 14.8"268.37 miNorth977.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 1:32 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 1:02 PM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 3:02 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 1:02 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:02 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM3108 km1932 miles1678 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:02 PM3477 km2160 miles1877 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:02 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmEast-southeast ESE

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