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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 3:08:00 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: 34%

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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 58° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 02.6"998.08 miWest0° 11' 49.5"13.54 miSouth998.00 mi
24 hours12° 19' 18.9"848.12 miEast4° 37' 07.6"317.41 miSouth901.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 7:08 AM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 9:08 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 7:08 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 6:08 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 7:08 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 6:08 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 6:08 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSat 8:08 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 6:08 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest W
NairobiSat 6:08 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmWest W

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