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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 10:26:00 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 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 165° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.40 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.86 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.8"951.27 miWest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 miSouth950.98 mi
24 hours345° 18' 31.9"970.27 miWest2° 29' 24.2"171.26 miSouth978.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleTue 9:26 AM252 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 9:26 AM280 km174 miles151 nmEast E
NoumeaTue 9:26 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 9:26 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Tue 11:26 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmEast E
BrisbaneTue 8:26 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 10:26 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 10:26 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 11:26 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 8:26 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmWest W

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