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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 4:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' North, Longitude: 44° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.3"965.93 miWest0° 07' 13.1"8.27 miSouth966.25 mi
24 hours11° 14' 14.8"747.23 miEast3° 13' 01.7"221.18 miSouth784.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 1:20 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSun 1:20 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 12:20 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:20 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:20 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 12:20 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 12:20 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:20 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:20 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:20 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest W

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