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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 3:46:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 68° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.49 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 40.5"929.10 miWest0° 01' 50.9"2.12 miSouth929.01 mi
24 hours15° 21' 12.7"993.25 miEast0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth993.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Wed 12:46 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreWed 11:46 AM398 km248 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 11:46 AM471 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
SaltaWed 12:46 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaWed 10:46 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzWed 11:46 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánWed 12:46 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 10:46 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:46 AM941 km584 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoWed 11:46 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth N

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