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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 3:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' North, Longitude: 158° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.30 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.0"1000.47 miWest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 miSouth1000.71 mi
24 hours11° 08' 30.0"766.68 miEast4° 32' 32.4"312.11 miSouth829.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:42 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:42 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:42 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:42 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:42 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:42 AM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:42 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 5:42 AM3001 km1864 miles1620 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:42 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 4:42 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNorthwest NW

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