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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 178° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 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"977.02 miWest0° 08' 27.2"9.69 miSouth977.36 mi
24 hours348° 56' 22.2"743.43 miWest3° 40' 03.0"252.09 miSouth789.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 3:46 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:46 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 3:46 AM1497 km930 miles809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 3:46 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 4:46 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 3:46 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:46 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 3:46 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 5:46 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 4:46 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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