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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 = Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 1:46:00 PM.

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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: 97%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 131° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.99 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth937.96 mi
24 hours11° 43' 32.8"757.96 miEast0° 10' 14.3"11.74 miSouth758.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiWed 9:46 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaWed 10:46 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth N
KumamotoWed 10:46 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth N
QuezonWed 9:46 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 9:46 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowWed 9:46 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaWed 10:46 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaWed 10:46 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
KitakyushuWed 10:46 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth N
MelekeokWed 10:46 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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