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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 10:30:00 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: 96%

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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' North, Longitude: 134° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.58 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.6"969.68 miWest0° 07' 40.6"8.80 miSouth970.01 mi
24 hours11° 11' 10.7"746.59 miEast3° 23' 02.0"232.63 miSouth787.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSun 2:30 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 12:30 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
San DiegoSun 2:30 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 2:30 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoSun 2:30 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 3:30 AM2836 km1762 miles1532 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 12:30 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasSun 2:30 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 3:30 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CitySun 3:30 AM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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