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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 8:32:00 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: 48%

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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 142° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 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' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"1004.86 miWest0° 11' 46.5"13.48 miSouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 32' 57.9"798.87 miEast4° 45' 06.7"326.50 miSouth862.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 5:32 AM392 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
LaeFri 6:32 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 5:32 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 6:32 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 5:32 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaFri 6:32 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:32 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 6:02 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 6:32 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth S
ManadoFri 4:32 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W

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