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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 = Monday, December 31, 2012 at 1:34:00 PM.

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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: 91%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' North, Longitude: 167° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.3"985.86 miWest0° 09' 25.4"10.80 miSouth986.19 mi
24 hours11° 01' 00.3"747.07 miEast4° 00' 12.5"275.15 miSouth800.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 3:34 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 3:34 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 1:34 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 2:34 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 2:34 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:34 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
TarawaTue 1:34 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 1:34 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 3:34 AM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 1:34 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmWest-northwest WNW

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