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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 = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 2:10:00 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: 79%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 157° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.42 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.7"976.06 miWest0° 08' 20.7"9.56 miSouth976.40 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.4"743.20 miEast3° 37' 43.5"249.43 miSouth788.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:10 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 4:10 AM1333 km829 miles720 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 2:10 AM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:10 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:10 AM2959 km1838 miles1598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 4:10 AM3423 km2127 miles1849 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:10 AM3434 km2133 miles1854 nmWest W
TarawaTue 2:10 AM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:10 AM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 4:10 AM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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