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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 10:32:00 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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 169° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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"938.47 miWest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 miSouth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.6"757.53 miEast0° 58' 40.1"67.26 miSouth762.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:32 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 12:32 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 10:32 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 10:32 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:32 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:32 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:32 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 10:32 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 10:32 PM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmSouthwest SW

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