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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 1:02:00 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 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' North, Longitude: 109° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 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' 43.0"1004.98 miWest0° 11' 14.6"12.87 miNorth1004.98 mi
24 hours10° 49' 33.1"748.00 miEast4° 21' 14.1"299.17 miNorth803.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 7:02 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 7:02 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:02 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:02 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmEast E
AguascalientesWed 7:02 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 6:02 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 7:02 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 7:02 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 7:02 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 7:02 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE

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