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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:42:00 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: 3%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 154° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.79 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.61 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.7"936.47 miWest0° 04' 46.3"5.47 miSouth936.25 mi
24 hours15° 12' 55.5"991.19 miEast1° 12' 34.7"83.21 miSouth990.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 10:42 AM560 km348 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 10:42 AM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 9:42 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:42 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 9:42 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 9:42 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:42 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 12:42 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Wed 9:42 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 8:42 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest-northwest WNW

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