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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 8:08:00 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: 58%

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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' North, Longitude: 137° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.1"1001.76 miWest0° 11' 08.7"12.76 miSouth1001.98 mi
24 hours11° 11' 04.8"770.68 miEast4° 35' 31.7"315.53 miSouth834.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 5:08 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariThu 5:08 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraThu 5:08 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 6:08 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
DavaoThu 4:08 AM1319 km819 miles712 nmWest W
General SantosThu 4:08 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmWest W
ManadoThu 4:08 AM1444 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloThu 4:08 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 6:08 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmSoutheast SE
DiliThu 5:08 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW

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