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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 8:52:00 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 145° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 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"938.26 miWest0° 01' 10.2"1.34 miSouth938.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.8"757.65 miEast0° 54' 49.1"62.85 miSouth762.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:52 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:52 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoThu 12:52 AM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 12:52 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 9:52 PM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las VegasThu 12:52 AM3375 km2097 miles1823 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 1:52 AM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 1:52 AM3564 km2215 miles1924 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 12:52 AM3614 km2246 miles1951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverThu 12:52 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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