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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 = Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:58:00 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: 32%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:13 pm
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, January 28, 2017 at 12:07 am

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' South, Longitude: 141° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 kilometres/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.30 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.2"977.58 miWest0° 06' 40.1"7.64 miSouth977.38 mi
24 hours11° 00' 20.5"739.62 miEast2° 22' 51.8"163.71 miSouth753.65 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
WeipaSun 7:58 am121 km75 miles65 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 7:58 am568 km353 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 7:58 am767 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenSun 7:58 am915 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSun 7:58 am969 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSun 7:28 am1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
JayapuraSun 6:58 am1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 7:28 am1374 km854 miles742 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariSun 6:58 am1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 6:58 am1845 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW

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