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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:14:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 160° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.3"945.16 miWest0° 06' 40.3"7.65 miNorth945.49 mi
24 hours14° 03' 17.3"922.72 miEast3° 10' 48.7"218.69 miNorth956.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 1:14 PM1045 km650 miles565 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 1:14 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 1:14 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:14 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNorthwest NW

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