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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 1:32:00 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 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' North, Longitude: 116° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 43.7"1004.92 miWest0° 11' 13.8"12.86 miNorth1004.92 mi
24 hours10° 49' 21.7"747.72 miEast4° 20' 50.0"298.71 miNorth803.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 7:32 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 7:32 PM2458 km1528 miles1327 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 6:32 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 7:32 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 7:32 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:32 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:32 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 7:32 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 7:32 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 5:32 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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