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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 3:22:00 PM.

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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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 132° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.78 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"946.48 miWest0° 04' 05.0"4.68 miSouth946.69 mi
24 hours11° 33' 17.6"753.54 miEast2° 02' 42.6"140.66 miSouth771.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiFri 11:22 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonFri 11:22 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaFri 11:22 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaSat 12:22 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 12:22 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KumamotoSat 12:22 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
HagåtñaSat 1:22 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoFri 11:22 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FukuokaSat 12:22 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSat 12:22 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth N

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