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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 124° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.15 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.0"930.61 miWest0° 02' 47.6"3.20 miNorth930.75 mi
24 hours14° 56' 59.2"968.39 miEast1° 47' 50.2"123.63 miNorth981.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:42 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 3:42 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 10:42 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 10:42 AM3702 km2301 miles1999 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:42 PM4337 km2695 miles2342 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 10:42 AM4389 km2727 miles2370 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 9:42 AM4786 km2974 miles2584 nmWest W
LimaThu 3:42 PM5102 km3170 miles2755 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 10:42 AM5106 km3172 miles2757 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:42 PM5193 km3227 miles2804 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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