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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:34:00 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: 58%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' North, Longitude: 91° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.1"999.07 miWest0° 10' 27.2"11.97 miNorth998.96 mi
24 hours10° 45' 45.6"738.96 miEast3° 58' 24.1"273.07 miNorth784.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorThu 6:34 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 6:34 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 6:34 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth N
San MiguelThu 6:34 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 6:34 PM846 km525 miles457 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 6:34 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 6:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:34 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseThu 6:34 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:34 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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