Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 4:30:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||16.55 mi||West||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||North||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.6"||993.02 mi||West||0° 09' 53.3"||11.33 mi||North||992.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 58.5"||794.75 mi||East||3° 40' 52.6"||253.02 mi||North||829.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 6:30 PM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm||SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 6:30 PM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm||N|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:30 PM||2154 km||1338 miles||1163 nm||WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:30 PM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm||SW|
|Apia *||Wed 6:30 PM||2848 km||1770 miles||1538 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Tue 5:30 PM||2921 km||1815 miles||1577 nm||NW|
|Papeete||Tue 6:30 PM||3055 km||1898 miles||1649 nm||SSE|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:30 PM||3070 km||1907 miles||1657 nm||SW|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:30 PM||3211 km||1995 miles||1734 nm||WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 5:30 PM||3276 km||2036 miles||1769 nm||SSW|
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