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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, November 12, 2012 at 6:02:00 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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 111° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.07 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.8"964.08 miWest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 miSouth963.79 mi
24 hours14° 24' 32.1"963.68 miEast3° 21' 51.3"231.34 miSouth983.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 1:02 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 10:02 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:02 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:02 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:02 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 12:02 PM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:02 PM3993 km2481 miles2156 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 12:02 PM4018 km2497 miles2170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:02 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 12:02 PM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmNortheast NE

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