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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 1:36:00 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: 63%

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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 78° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.56 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.3"993.62 miWest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 miNorth993.46 mi
24 hours10° 47' 41.2"737.11 miEast3° 42' 32.7"254.94 miNorth775.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RamanathapuramFri 7:06 PM51 km32 miles28 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThoothukudiFri 7:06 PM54 km34 miles29 nmSouthwest SW
VirudhunagarFri 7:06 PM65 km40 miles35 nmNorthwest NW
SivagangaFri 7:06 PM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 7:06 PM86 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TirunelveliFri 7:06 PM94 km59 miles51 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaraikudiFri 7:06 PM105 km65 miles57 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TenkasiFri 7:06 PM122 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
CourtallamFri 7:06 PM128 km79 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
TheniFri 7:06 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorthwest NW

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