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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 3:32:00 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
This phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 20' North, Longitude: 144° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 31.7"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"1004.81 miWest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 miSouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 27' 23.4"792.24 miEast4° 44' 10.1"325.41 miSouth856.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:32 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 5:32 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 7:32 AM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM3547 km2204 miles1915 nmWest W
AlofiThu 4:32 AM3569 km2218 miles1927 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmSouthwest SW

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