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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 = Monday, December 24, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 84%

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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' North, Longitude: 59° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.01 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.7"960.20 miWest0° 06' 08.4"7.04 miNorth959.96 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.5"746.34 miEast2° 05' 01.7"143.32 miNorth755.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pointe-à-PitreSun 8:36 PM220 km136 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 8:36 PM222 km138 miles120 nmWest W
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 8:36 PM223 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 8:36 PM252 km156 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 8:36 PM265 km165 miles143 nmWest W
RoseauSun 8:36 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 8:36 PM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 8:36 PM324 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaSun 8:36 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarigotSun 8:36 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW

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