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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 6:20:00 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: 8%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 60° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.74 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.0"958.87 miWest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 miNorth959.27 mi
24 hours13° 21' 21.1"887.85 miEast3° 50' 16.6"263.86 miNorth933.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 2:20 PM37 km23 miles20 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa CruzSat 2:20 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 2:20 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouthwest SW
CochabambaSat 2:20 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 3:20 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSat 2:20 PM780 km485 miles421 nmWest W
RiberaltaSat 2:20 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 3:20 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 3:20 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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