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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 1:42:00 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: 49%

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 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 119° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 44.0"1004.89 miWest0° 11' 13.5"12.85 miNorth1004.89 mi
24 hours10° 49' 18.0"747.63 miEast4° 20' 41.9"298.56 miNorth803.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraWed 7:42 PM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 7:42 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 6:42 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:42 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:42 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 5:42 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:42 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 7:42 PM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 5:42 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 6:42 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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