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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 6:24:00 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: 56%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 2° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.1"1001.15 miWest0° 10' 41.6"12.25 miNorth1001.07 mi
24 hours10° 45' 47.4"740.57 miEast4° 05' 07.6"280.76 miNorth788.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KumasiThu 6:24 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 6:24 PM210 km131 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
AccraThu 6:24 PM226 km140 miles122 nmEast E
DivoThu 6:24 PM349 km217 miles188 nmWest W
YamoussoukroThu 6:24 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
DabakalaThu 6:24 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
BouakéThu 6:24 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
LoméThu 6:24 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast E
AtakpaméThu 6:24 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
TamaleThu 6:24 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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