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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 171° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 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' 39.5"938.49 miWest0° 01' 20.9"1.55 miSouth938.56 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.0"757.52 miEast0° 59' 03.2"67.70 miSouth762.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:42 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 12:42 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 10:42 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 10:42 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:42 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:42 AM2618 km1627 miles1413 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 10:42 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 10:42 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:42 PM3335 km2073 miles1801 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 10:42 PM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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