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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 4:22:00 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: 50%

Previous 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 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 156° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 47.7"1004.84 miWest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 28' 16.8"793.31 miEast4° 44' 21.9"325.64 miSouth857.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 6:22 AM101 km63 miles55 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 5:22 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:22 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 6:22 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 6:22 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 6:22 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 6:22 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 5:22 AM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:22 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 5:22 AM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmSouthwest SW

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