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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' North, Longitude: 177° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.03 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"986.41 miWest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 miSouth986.74 mi
24 hours348° 59' 13.6"747.22 miWest4° 01' 21.7"276.46 miSouth801.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:34 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:34 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 2:34 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 2:34 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 2:34 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:34 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 2:34 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 1:34 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 3:34 AM2581 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 4:34 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmEast-northeast ENE

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