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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 7:08:00 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: 49%

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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 163° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.0"1004.87 miWest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 miSouth1004.98 mi
24 hours11° 31' 20.7"796.97 miEast4° 44' 54.2"326.26 miSouth860.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 7:08 AM449 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 6:08 AM883 km548 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 7:08 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 6:08 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 7:08 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 7:08 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 5:08 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 7:08 AM2099 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 6:08 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 7:08 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmEast E

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