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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 2:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 30' South, Longitude: 73° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.44 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.6"998.49 miWest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 miSouth998.42 mi
24 hours12° 17' 29.1"846.31 miEast4° 37' 48.5"318.19 miSouth900.21 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 8:08 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addu CitySat 7:08 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth N
MaleSat 7:08 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:38 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 7:38 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:38 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSat 7:38 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 6:08 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 7:38 AM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiSat 7:38 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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