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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6:36:00 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: 18%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' South, Longitude: 152° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.7"973.39 miWest0° 10' 13.5"11.72 miSouth973.12 mi
24 hours13° 42' 56.5"924.16 miEast3° 42' 47.1"255.29 miSouth951.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 8:36 AM601 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 8:36 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:36 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 7:36 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:36 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:36 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 7:36 AM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 10:36 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 6:36 AM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmWest W

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