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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 4:32:00 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 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' North, Longitude: 159° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 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' 47.5"1004.84 miWest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 28' 27.6"793.53 miEast4° 44' 24.1"325.68 miSouth857.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 6:32 AM218 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 5:32 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:32 AM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 6:32 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 6:32 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 6:32 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 6:32 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 5:32 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:32 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 5:32 AM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmSouthwest SW

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