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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 1:36:00 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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 80° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 08.7"998.71 miWest0° 11' 50.8"13.57 miSouth998.64 mi
24 hours12° 16' 31.0"845.34 miEast4° 38' 09.5"318.59 miSouth899.50 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 7:36 AM950 km591 miles513 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 6:36 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 6:36 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:06 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 7:06 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:06 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 7:06 AM1720 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 7:06 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 7:06 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 9:36 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmEast-northeast ENE

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