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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:44:00 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: 50%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 133° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"1004.77 miWest0° 11' 40.1"13.36 miSouth1004.90 mi
24 hours11° 26' 33.1"791.22 miEast4° 43' 57.9"325.18 miSouth855.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:44 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 4:44 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:44 AM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 4:44 AM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 7:44 AM3846 km2390 miles2077 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 4:44 AM3849 km2392 miles2078 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 6:44 AM3918 km2434 miles2115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:44 AM4055 km2519 miles2189 nmSoutheast SE
PhoenixThu 7:44 AM4157 km2583 miles2245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 6:44 AM4161 km2586 miles2247 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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