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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:12:00 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: 100%

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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 152° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"944.48 miWest0° 03' 36.2"4.13 miSouth944.66 mi
24 hours11° 35' 32.7"754.45 miEast1° 51' 41.3"128.03 miSouth769.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 12:12 AM235 km146 miles127 nmWest W
WailukuFri 12:12 AM400 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 12:12 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:12 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:12 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 10:12 PM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoFri 2:12 AM3549 km2205 miles1916 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 2:12 AM3755 km2333 miles2027 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 11:12 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UnalaskaFri 1:12 AM3955 km2457 miles2135 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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