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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 2:54:00 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' North, Longitude: 168° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.62 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.28 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"976.50 miWest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 miSouth976.84 mi
24 hours11° 03' 51.5"743.30 miEast3° 38' 47.7"250.66 miSouth789.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:54 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 2:54 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 4:54 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 3:54 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroTue 2:54 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:54 AM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:54 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 2:54 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 2:54 AM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 4:54 AM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmSouth S

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