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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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:42:00 AM.

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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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 104° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.4"1005.02 miWest0° 11' 15.1"12.88 miNorth1005.03 mi
24 hours10° 49' 40.8"748.18 miEast4° 21' 30.0"299.48 miNorth804.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 6:42 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:42 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityWed 6:42 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 6:42 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 6:42 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 6:42 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 6:42 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 6:42 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth N
MazatlanWed 5:42 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 6:42 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmEast-northeast ENE

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