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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 30%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 76° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"993.66 miWest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 miSouth993.53 mi
24 hours12° 37' 13.7"865.49 miEast4° 29' 16.2"308.44 miSouth913.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 7:26 AM214 km133 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaSat 7:26 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 7:26 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth S
GuayaquilSat 7:26 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 7:26 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 7:26 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 7:26 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaSat 8:26 AM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 8:26 AM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
FlorenciaSat 7:26 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth N

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