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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 12:24:00 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 162° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.68 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 49.1"945.27 miWest0° 06' 41.5"7.67 miNorth945.61 mi
24 hours14° 02' 54.8"922.41 miEast3° 11' 13.9"219.17 miNorth955.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:24 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:24 PM794 km493 miles429 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 1:24 PM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:24 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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