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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.

December Solstice 2012

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:11:00 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: 62%

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 11:11:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 113° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.6"994.73 miWest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 miNorth994.57 mi
24 hours10° 47' 08.5"737.31 miEast3° 45' 39.1"258.49 miNorth777.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluFri 7:11 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
Pekan TutongFri 7:11 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 7:11 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kuala BelaitFri 7:11 PM471 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
MiriFri 7:11 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaFri 7:11 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
Nha TrangFri 6:11 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
Phan ThiếtFri 6:11 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ho Chi MinhFri 6:11 PM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơFri 6:11 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W

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