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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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 6:36:00 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: 78%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 158° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.07 meters/second, 1562.7 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.18 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"970.76 miWest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 miNorth970.51 mi
24 hours11° 06' 32.8"741.66 miEast2° 39' 00.6"182.24 miNorth758.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 8:36 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuSat 8:36 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 8:36 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 8:36 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 7:36 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 6:36 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 7:36 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 6:36 PM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 6:36 PM3524 km2190 miles1903 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:36 PM3547 km2204 miles1915 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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