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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 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: 59%

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 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 108° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.6"998.65 miWest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 miNorth998.53 mi
24 hours10° 45' 49.4"738.72 miEast3° 57' 06.6"271.59 miNorth783.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:42 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:42 PM1589 km988 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:42 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE
LeonThu 7:42 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 7:42 PM1755 km1090 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 6:42 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiThu 7:42 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 7:42 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 7:42 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 7:42 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE

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