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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 2:54:00 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: 70%

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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' North, Longitude: 157° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 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' 27.1"990.06 miWest0° 09' 50.6"11.28 miSouth990.38 mi
24 hours11° 01' 12.5"750.37 miEast4° 09' 42.8"286.01 miSouth806.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:54 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:54 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 2:54 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 4:54 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 2:54 AM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM3432 km2132 miles1853 nmWest W

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