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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 3:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.81 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.3"990.40 miWest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 miSouth990.72 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.4"750.68 miEast4° 10' 27.2"286.86 miSouth807.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:34 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 5:34 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:34 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 3:34 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:34 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:34 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:34 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:34 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest-northwest WNW

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