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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 = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:54:00 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: 71%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' North, Longitude: 143° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.9"989.55 miWest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 miSouth989.87 mi
24 hours11° 01' 08.8"749.91 miEast4° 08' 35.3"284.73 miSouth806.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:54 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 3:54 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 3:54 AM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 5:54 AM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 5:54 AM3675 km2284 miles1984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 2:54 AM3804 km2364 miles2054 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 1:54 AM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloTue 6:54 AM3931 km2443 miles2123 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 3:54 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las VegasTue 5:54 AM4009 km2491 miles2165 nmNortheast NE

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