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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 PM.

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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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 13:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' North, Longitude: 66° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.71 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.3"1002.50 miWest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 miNorth1002.44 mi
24 hours10° 46' 15.2"742.15 miEast4° 09' 54.3"286.22 miNorth792.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 6:42 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 6:42 PM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
Addu CityThu 6:42 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:12 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 7:12 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 7:12 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 7:12 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmEast E
Diego GarciaThu 7:42 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:12 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 5:42 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouthwest SW

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