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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:58:00 AM.

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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: 46%

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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 78° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.1"1004.63 miWest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 miSouth1004.71 mi
24 hours11° 38' 23.1"805.10 miEast4° 45' 28.1"326.91 miSouth867.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 5:58 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
MaleFri 5:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:28 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:28 AM840 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 6:28 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiFri 6:28 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:58 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaFri 6:58 AM998 km620 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 6:28 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth N

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