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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' North, Longitude: 94° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 05.2"999.00 miWest0° 10' 26.7"11.96 miNorth998.88 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.2"738.91 miEast3° 58' 10.5"272.81 miNorth784.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaThu 6:46 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 6:46 PM963 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 6:46 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 6:46 PM965 km599 miles521 nmNortheast NE
Santa María HuatulcoThu 6:46 PM987 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:46 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManaguaThu 6:46 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:46 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 6:46 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San JoseThu 6:46 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE

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