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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 2:26:00 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 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' South, Longitude: 68° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 05.4"998.37 miWest0° 11' 50.1"13.55 miSouth998.29 mi
24 hours12° 18' 02.0"846.85 miEast4° 37' 36.4"317.96 miSouth900.60 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 8:26 AM453 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CitySat 7:26 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 7:26 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 6:26 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:56 AM1805 km1121 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 7:56 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:56 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 7:56 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 6:26 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 6:26 AM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmSouthwest SW

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