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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 5:26:00 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: 39%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 46' South, Longitude: 160° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.8"1001.55 miWest0° 11' 54.8"13.64 miSouth1001.52 mi
24 hours12° 02' 25.0"831.03 miEast4° 42' 26.9"323.48 miSouth888.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 7:26 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 6:26 AM1311 km814 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 7:26 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 5:26 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 7:26 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 7:26 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 6:26 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 5:26 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 6:26 AM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Sat 6:26 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmSouthwest SW

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