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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 = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:44:00 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: 3%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 95° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.71 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 25.6"942.12 miWest0° 06' 06.1"7.00 miNorth942.43 mi
24 hours14° 13' 16.9"931.06 miEast2° 59' 03.6"205.23 miNorth961.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 2:44 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:44 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 2:44 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 2:44 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:44 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 3:44 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 4:44 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 3:44 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:44 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmEast E
San JoseFri 1:44 PM3411 km2120 miles1842 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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