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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2:42:00 AM.

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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: 2%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 119° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.46 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.56 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 09.6"933.51 miWest0° 03' 52.9"4.45 miSouth933.33 mi
24 hours15° 17' 36.5"993.51 miEast0° 50' 02.9"57.38 miSouth992.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandWed 10:42 AM59 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarrathaWed 10:42 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
DenpasarWed 10:42 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 10:42 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliWed 11:42 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 9:42 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 12:12 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaWed 9:42 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsWed 12:12 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaWed 11:27 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmSoutheast SE

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