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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 = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 1:44:00 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: 61%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' North, Longitude: 129° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.02 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.4"999.84 miWest0° 10' 54.4"12.49 miSouth1000.09 mi
24 hours11° 07' 29.2"765.01 miEast4° 31' 06.0"310.46 miSouth827.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:44 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmWest W
HermosilloWed 6:44 AM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 5:44 AM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 3:44 AM3422 km2127 miles1848 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 5:44 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 3:44 AM3472 km2158 miles1875 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixWed 6:44 AM3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 5:44 AM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmNorth N
Mexico CityWed 7:44 AM3607 km2241 miles1947 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 5:44 AM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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