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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 3:22:00 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: 60%

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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 153° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.2"1000.37 miWest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 miSouth1000.61 mi
24 hours11° 08' 19.4"766.39 miEast4° 32' 18.1"311.83 miSouth829.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:22 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 5:22 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 4:22 AM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:22 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 3:22 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 5:22 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 5:22 AM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 4:22 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:22 AM3440 km2138 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 4:22 AM3538 km2199 miles1911 nmNorthwest NW

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