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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 4:48:00 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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 51° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.11 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.8"966.21 miWest0° 07' 15.3"8.31 miSouth966.53 mi
24 hours11° 14' 00.5"747.18 miEast3° 13' 48.3"222.07 miSouth784.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 12:48 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:48 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:48 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmWest W
RoseauSun 12:48 AM1073 km667 miles580 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:48 AM1103 km685 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:48 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:48 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 1:48 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sSun 12:48 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 12:48 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest W

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