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 = Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4:40:00 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: 61%
|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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.86 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 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' 30.9"||16.36 mi||West||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||North||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.1"||981.54 mi||West||0° 08' 23.4"||9.61 mi||North||981.33 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 39.9"||785.11 mi||East||3° 01' 27.7"||207.91 mi||North||807.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 6:40 PM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm||NW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 6:40 PM||1418 km||881 miles||766 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 4:40 PM||3241 km||2014 miles||1750 nm||WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 6:40 PM||3287 km||2042 miles||1775 nm||S|
|Fakaofo||Thu 5:40 PM||3367 km||2092 miles||1818 nm||SW|
|Midway||Wed 5:40 PM||3379 km||2099 miles||1824 nm||NW|
|Apia *||Thu 6:40 PM||3769 km||2342 miles||2035 nm||SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 6:40 PM||3857 km||2397 miles||2083 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Wed 8:40 PM||3923 km||2438 miles||2118 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 8:40 PM||4001 km||2486 miles||2160 nm||NE|
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