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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 2:08:00 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 100° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.2"992.75 miWest0° 11' 35.5"13.28 miSouth992.60 mi
24 hours12° 40' 39.9"868.74 miEast4° 27' 31.5"306.45 miSouth915.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:08 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 9:08 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSat 9:08 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 9:08 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 9:08 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 8:08 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 8:08 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 8:08 AM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 8:08 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 8:08 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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