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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 5:24:00 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: 60%

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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' North, Longitude: 162° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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' 33.1"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"997.21 miWest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 miNorth997.07 mi
24 hours10° 46' 10.4"738.04 miEast3° 52' 46.7"266.64 miNorth780.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:24 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 7:24 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 5:24 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:24 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 7:24 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 5:24 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 6:24 PM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 5:24 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 5:24 PM2909 km1807 miles1571 nmWest W
AlofiThu 6:24 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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