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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, January 8, 2014 at 4:50:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 163° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"992.89 miWest0° 09' 52.2"11.30 miNorth992.74 mi
24 hours11° 36' 55.9"794.59 miEast3° 40' 23.1"252.45 miNorth829.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:50 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 6:50 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 4:50 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:50 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:50 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 6:50 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 4:50 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:50 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 4:50 PM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmWest W
AlofiTue 5:50 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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