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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 3:58:00 PM.

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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: 29%

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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 127° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.6"991.72 miWest0° 11' 32.3"13.22 miSouth991.57 mi
24 hours12° 44' 25.3"872.27 miEast4° 25' 31.9"304.17 miSouth918.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:58 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 5:58 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:58 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 5:58 AM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 5:58 AM3756 km2334 miles2028 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:58 AM4275 km2656 miles2308 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 9:58 AM4357 km2708 miles2353 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 5:58 AM4658 km2894 miles2515 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 4:58 AM4735 km2942 miles2557 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSat 7:58 AM4776 km2968 miles2579 nmNorth N

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