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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2:52:00 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: 59%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' North, Longitude: 125° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.29 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.9"998.21 miWest0° 10' 21.4"11.86 miNorth998.08 mi
24 hours10° 45' 54.8"738.48 miEast3° 55' 45.8"270.05 miNorth782.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 7:52 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 6:52 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:52 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 7:52 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasThu 6:52 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 6:52 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 4:52 PM3593 km2232 miles1940 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 6:52 PM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 4:52 PM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:52 PM3828 km2378 miles2067 nmSouthwest SW

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