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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 6:26:00 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: 28%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 163° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.51 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"990.29 miWest0° 11' 27.6"13.13 miSouth990.12 mi
24 hours12° 49' 33.2"877.06 miEast4° 22' 40.1"300.90 miSouth921.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 7:26 AM884 km550 miles478 nmWest W
RawakiSun 7:26 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 8:26 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 8:26 AM1334 km829 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 7:26 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 8:26 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 6:26 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 8:26 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 7:26 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 6:26 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest W

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