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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 1:56:00 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: 20%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 85° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.29 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.7"976.97 miWest0° 10' 31.9"12.07 miSouth976.72 mi
24 hours13° 32' 24.3"915.23 miEast3° 52' 12.5"266.07 miSouth945.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:56 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 8:56 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:56 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 8:56 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 9:56 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 9:56 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast E
CaliSun 8:56 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 8:56 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 9:56 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaSun 8:56 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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