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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 = Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:22:00 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: 13%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 129° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.9"957.85 miWest0° 07' 17.8"8.36 miNorth958.18 mi
24 hours13° 48' 01.6"917.29 miEast3° 21' 15.9"230.62 miNorth952.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 2:22 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 3:22 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 1:22 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 6:22 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM3282 km2040 miles1772 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:22 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:22 PM4338 km2695 miles2342 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM4591 km2852 miles2479 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM4882 km3034 miles2636 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 5:22 PM5116 km3179 miles2762 nmNortheast NE

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