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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 8:42:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 142° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.24 miWest0° 01' 09.2"1.32 miSouth938.30 mi
24 hours11° 43' 00.5"757.67 miEast0° 54' 26.0"62.41 miSouth762.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:42 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:42 PM2625 km1631 miles1418 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoThu 12:42 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 12:42 AM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 12:42 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:42 AM3331 km2069 miles1798 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 1:42 AM3334 km2072 miles1800 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 12:42 AM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwayWed 9:42 PM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-northwest WNW
VancouverThu 12:42 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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