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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 8:26:00 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: 9%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 165° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.88 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.5"952.81 miWest0° 07' 53.6"9.05 miSouth952.52 mi
24 hours14° 37' 45.8"967.56 miEast2° 35' 36.4"178.37 miSouth976.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 9:26 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoMon 9:26 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:26 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Tue 10:26 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 10:26 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuTue 9:26 AM920 km571 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiTue 9:26 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:26 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 9:26 AM1119 km696 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 10:26 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast E

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