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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 2:04:00 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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' North, Longitude: 145° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.47 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.0"989.63 miWest0° 09' 47.9"11.22 miSouth989.95 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.2"749.99 miEast4° 08' 46.6"284.94 miSouth806.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:04 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 4:04 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:04 AM3110 km1933 miles1679 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 3:04 AM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:04 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoTue 6:04 AM3819 km2373 miles2062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesTue 6:04 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 4:04 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 3:04 AM3877 km2409 miles2093 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:04 AM3945 km2451 miles2130 nmSouthwest SW

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