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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, January 24, 2014 at 5:18:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 164° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.86 meters/second, 1561.9 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.0"970.28 miWest0° 07' 34.0"8.67 miSouth970.04 mi
24 hours12° 51' 25.6"861.54 miEast2° 39' 58.7"183.33 miSouth875.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 6:18 AM624 km387 miles337 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:18 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest W
AlofiFri 6:18 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 7:18 AM791 km492 miles427 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:18 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 7:18 AM934 km581 miles504 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 6:18 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 7:18 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 5:18 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 5:18 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW

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