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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1:16:00 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: 35%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 85° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.0"998.84 miWest0° 11' 51.0"13.57 miSouth998.77 mi
24 hours12° 15' 54.9"844.74 miEast4° 38' 22.4"318.83 miSouth899.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 7:16 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:46 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 6:46 AM1499 km932 miles810 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 6:16 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorthwest NW
MedanSat 8:16 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:46 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluSat 8:16 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
MaduraiSat 6:46 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 9:16 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiSat 6:46 AM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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