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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 4:46:00 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: 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 51' North, Longitude: 175° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.08 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"991.01 miWest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 miSouth991.32 mi
24 hours348° 58' 38.0"751.25 miWest4° 11' 46.1"288.36 miSouth808.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:46 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:46 AM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 4:46 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 4:46 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 4:46 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 3:46 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 4:46 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 5:46 AM2173 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 5:46 AM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 3:46 AM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmSouthwest SW

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