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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 12:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.73 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 06.6"0.13 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.9"945.39 miWest0° 06' 42.7"7.70 miNorth945.73 mi
24 hours14° 02' 32.3"922.10 miEast3° 11' 39.0"219.65 miNorth955.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 1:34 PM543 km337 miles293 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:34 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoFri 1:34 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM894 km555 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:34 PM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 1:34 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
PangaiSat 1:34 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 2:34 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast E

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