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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 10:30:00 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: 86%

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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' North, Longitude: 156° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.97 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"954.81 miWest0° 05' 21.1"6.13 miNorth954.59 mi
24 hours11° 23' 50.6"749.03 miEast1° 44' 56.1"120.29 miNorth754.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 10:30 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmEast E
PalikirMon 9:30 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 8:30 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 10:30 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 10:30 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 7:30 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 7:30 PM2540 km1579 miles1372 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 10:30 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 7:30 PM2636 km1638 miles1424 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 11:30 PM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmEast-northeast ENE

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