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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 166° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.94 meters/second, 1493.8 km/hour, 928.2 miles/hour or 806.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.6"927.88 miWest0° 00' 27.0"0.52 miSouth927.86 mi
24 hours344° 41' 32.8"989.11 miWest0° 33' 34.6"38.50 miNorth991.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:26 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaThu 11:26 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 11:26 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
KingstonThu 11:56 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 1:26 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:26 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:26 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 1:26 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:26 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
Auckland *Thu 1:26 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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