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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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 82° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.39 meters/second, 1495.4 km/hour, 929.2 miles/hour or 807.5 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"0.03 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 39.1"928.89 miWest0° 01' 41.3"1.93 miSouth928.81 mi
24 hours15° 21' 06.0"992.93 miEast0° 04' 04.0"4.66 miNorth993.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 11:46 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 12:46 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 1:46 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 12:46 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 11:46 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth N
CórdobaWed 1:46 PM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsWed 10:46 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 11:46 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Wed 1:46 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-southeast ESE

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