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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, December 10, 2011 at 12:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 162° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.79 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.43 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.7"925.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth925.24 mi
24 hours12° 29' 08.7"797.76 miEast0° 31' 50.0"36.51 miSouth800.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 12:58 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:58 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 12:58 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 1:58 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 10:58 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:58 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:58 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
TokyoSat 9:58 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorthwest NW
Yuzhno-SakhalinskSat 11:58 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:58 AM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmSoutheast SE

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