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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 8:24:00 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: 68%

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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 122° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"992.78 miWest0° 10' 07.6"11.60 miSouth993.08 mi
24 hours11° 01' 50.7"753.13 miEast4° 15' 37.2"292.77 miSouth811.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iloilo CityWed 4:24 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
BacolodWed 4:24 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cebu CityWed 4:24 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
Marawi CityWed 4:24 AM245 km153 miles133 nmSoutheast SE
Cagayan de OroWed 4:24 AM257 km160 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
Zamboanga CityWed 4:24 AM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaWed 4:24 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest W
DavaoWed 4:24 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosWed 4:24 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
MakatiWed 4:24 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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