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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 10:22:00 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 166° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.45 miWest0° 01' 18.9"1.51 miSouth938.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.4"757.54 miEast0° 58' 16.9"66.82 miSouth762.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:22 AM949 km590 miles513 nmEast E
MidwayWed 11:22 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 12:22 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:22 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:22 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:22 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:22 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:22 PM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmSouth S
AdakThu 12:22 AM3549 km2205 miles1916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiThu 10:22 PM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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