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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:38:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.4"972.35 miWest0° 09' 44.5"11.16 miNorth972.72 mi
24 hours13° 51' 48.0"935.41 miEast4° 14' 05.7"291.07 miNorth986.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:08 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:38 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:38 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:38 AM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:38 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmEast-southeast ESE

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