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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 7:16:00 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: 9%

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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 74° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.5"959.62 miWest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 miNorth960.02 mi
24 hours13° 19' 10.6"886.03 miEast3° 51' 58.3"265.79 miNorth932.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSat 2:16 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 2:16 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 2:16 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 3:16 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
CobijaSat 3:16 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSat 3:16 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 3:16 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 2:16 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 2:16 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Sat 4:16 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth S

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