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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 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 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: 6%

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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 147° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.19 miWest0° 04' 32.1"5.20 miNorth945.41 mi
24 hours14° 42' 35.1"966.63 miEast2° 25' 04.3"166.27 miNorth987.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleWed 10:30 AM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 10:30 AM197 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Charters TowersWed 10:30 AM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 10:30 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 10:30 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsWed 10:00 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 11:30 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Wed 11:30 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 10:00 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 9:30 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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