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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' South, Longitude: 175° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.5"935.72 miwest0° 04' 33.8"5.23 misouth935.51 mi
24 hours15° 14' 12.6"991.88 mieast1° 07' 14.6"77.10 misouth991.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiWed 11:08 AM97 km60 miles53 nmEast E
NukualofaWed 11:08 AM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth S
NeiafuWed 11:08 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
AlofiTue 11:08 AM569 km353 miles307 nmEast E
Levuka *Wed 11:08 AM662 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Wed 11:08 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Wed 11:08 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 12:08 PM743 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 12:08 PM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoTue 11:08 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNortheast NE
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