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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 3:36:00 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: 90%

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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' North, Longitude: 162° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.1"986.99 miWest0° 09' 32.2"10.92 miSouth987.31 mi
24 hours11° 00' 32.7"747.38 miEast4° 02' 32.1"277.81 miSouth801.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 2:36 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:36 AM688 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:36 AM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroTue 3:36 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:36 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 3:36 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 1:36 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 2:36 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 3:36 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 4:36 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNortheast NE

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