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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11:18:00 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: 48%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 84° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.1"1005.18 miWest0° 11' 17.2"12.92 miNorth1005.19 mi
24 hours10° 50' 14.9"748.99 miEast4° 22' 36.1"300.73 miNorth805.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasWed 6:18 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoWed 6:18 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 6:18 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:18 PM688 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilWed 6:18 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoWed 6:18 PM712 km443 miles385 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseWed 5:18 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth N
CaliWed 6:18 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast E
PanamaWed 6:18 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNortheast NE
LojaWed 6:18 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE

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