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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 12:52:00 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 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 107° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 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' 42.6"1005.00 miWest0° 11' 14.8"12.88 miNorth1005.01 mi
24 hours10° 49' 37.0"748.09 miEast4° 21' 22.1"299.32 miNorth803.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 6:52 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:52 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuadalajaraWed 6:52 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:52 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 6:52 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 6:52 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:52 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 5:52 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 6:52 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 6:52 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmEast-northeast ENE

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