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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 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: 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' North, Longitude: 146° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.4"1000.22 miWest0° 10' 57.1"12.54 miSouth1000.47 mi
24 hours11° 08' 04.6"765.99 miEast4° 31' 57.8"311.45 miSouth829.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:54 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:54 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:54 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 3:54 AM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 4:54 AM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:54 AM3385 km2104 miles1828 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:54 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 3:54 AM3773 km2345 miles2037 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 6:54 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 3:54 AM4075 km2532 miles2200 nmNorthwest NW

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