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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, December 10, 2012 at 2:16:00 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: 11%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 76° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.25 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.3"957.66 miWest0° 08' 32.9"9.80 miSouth957.36 mi
24 hours14° 25' 41.3"958.49 miEast2° 53' 52.8"199.30 miSouth971.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 9:16 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
ArequipaMon 9:16 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 9:16 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 10:16 AM905 km563 miles489 nmEast E
CobijaMon 10:16 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoMon 10:16 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 10:16 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 9:16 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 9:16 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
Santiago *Mon 11:16 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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