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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 = Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 1:52:00 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: 28%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 23' South, Longitude: 144° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.8"997.27 miWest0° 11' 34.4"13.25 miNorth997.55 mi
24 hours11° 31' 50.6"792.66 miEast4° 39' 44.2"320.35 miNorth857.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 4:22 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 3:52 PM1361 km845 miles735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 3:52 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 3:52 PM2342 km1456 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 5:52 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 2:52 PM2986 km1856 miles1613 nmWest W
AlofiMon 2:52 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 3:52 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 3:52 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 1:52 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmWest W

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