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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 5:50:00 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: 33%

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 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 158° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 kilometres/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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"16.33 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.3"979.64 miWest0° 06' 54.4"7.91 miSouth979.44 mi
24 hours10° 57' 07.8"737.47 miEast2° 29' 07.4"170.87 miSouth753.11 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 7:50 am783 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 7:50 am899 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 7:50 am1043 km648 miles563 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 6:50 am1406 km873 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 7:50 am1468 km912 miles793 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:50 am1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 7:50 am1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 6:50 am2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:50 am2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 5:50 am2523 km1567 miles1362 nmWest W

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