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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 = Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 9:52:00 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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' North, Longitude: 136° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.7"955.31 miWest0° 05' 43.7"6.57 miSouth955.59 mi
24 hours11° 24' 01.7"750.10 miEast2° 39' 57.5"183.33 miSouth777.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 11:52 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmWest-northwest WNW
TijuanaSat 1:52 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSat 1:52 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 1:52 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:52 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoSat 1:52 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSat 1:52 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 2:52 AM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasSat 1:52 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 11:52 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmSouthwest SW

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