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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 = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:06:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 60° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.57 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.4"994.45 miWest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 miNorth994.76 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.9"800.68 miEast4° 38' 50.3"319.34 miNorth865.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréMon 4:06 PM199 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoMon 4:06 PM382 km238 miles206 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausMon 4:06 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
RiberaltaMon 4:06 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoMon 4:06 PM836 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaMon 4:06 PM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 4:06 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
La PazMon 4:06 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
SucreMon 4:06 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 5:06 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE

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