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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 20, 2012 at 6:34:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 169° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 50.7"1004.11 miWest0° 11' 05.3"12.70 miNorth1004.08 mi
24 hours349° 12' 16.1"745.15 miWest4° 16' 34.2"293.84 miNorth798.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 6:34 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaThu 6:34 PM426 km264 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 6:34 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 5:34 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 6:34 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 6:34 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandThu 6:34 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 5:34 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 5:34 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 7:34 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmSoutheast SE

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