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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 176° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.9 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"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"938.54 miWest0° 01' 22.9"1.58 miSouth938.61 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.4"757.49 miEast0° 59' 49.3"68.59 miSouth763.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 12:02 AM827 km514 miles446 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 11:02 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 1:02 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmEast E
MajuroThu 11:02 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:02 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:02 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:02 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:02 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 10:02 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:02 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmSouth S

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