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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 3:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 179° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.84 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.29 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"977.00 miWest0° 08' 27.0"9.68 miSouth977.34 mi
24 hours348° 56' 21.8"743.42 miWest3° 40' 00.1"252.04 miSouth789.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 3:44 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:44 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 3:44 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 3:44 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 4:44 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 3:44 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:44 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 3:44 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 5:44 AM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 4:44 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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