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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 = Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 3:38:00 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: 97%

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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 34° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"965.50 miWest0° 07' 10.0"8.21 miSouth965.83 mi
24 hours11° 14' 36.3"747.32 miEast3° 11' 51.4"219.84 miSouth784.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 2:38 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast E
PraiaSun 2:38 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmEast E
DakarSun 3:38 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmEast E
BanjulSun 3:38 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 3:38 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast E
BissauSun 3:38 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 12:38 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSun 12:38 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySun 3:38 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 3:38 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmEast-southeast ESE

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