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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 7:26:00 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: 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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 13' South, Longitude: 164° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.22 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.0"972.74 miWest0° 10' 10.0"11.65 miSouth972.47 mi
24 hours13° 44' 49.1"925.73 miEast3° 41' 00.9"253.26 miSouth952.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSun 8:26 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 9:26 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 9:26 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 8:26 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 8:26 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 9:26 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 8:26 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 9:26 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 7:26 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 9:26 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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