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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 1, 2012 at 1:20:00 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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 5° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.11 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"943.95 miWest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 miSouth944.12 mi
24 hours11° 31' 17.7"749.28 miEast1° 46' 24.6"121.98 miSouth763.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSat 2:20 AM223 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
TamanrassetSat 2:20 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
AgadezSat 2:20 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiSat 2:20 AM730 km454 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderSat 2:20 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySat 2:20 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSat 2:20 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TimbuktuSat 1:20 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiSat 2:20 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouSat 1:20 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW

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