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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 11:26:00 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: 67%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 64° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.5"988.74 miWest0° 09' 22.5"10.74 miNorth988.54 mi
24 hours10° 50' 42.4"736.97 miEast3° 29' 09.6"239.63 miNorth770.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CumanáFri 6:56 PM67 km41 miles36 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaturínFri 6:56 PM201 km125 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
CaracasFri 6:56 PM243 km151 miles131 nmWest W
Ciudad BolívarFri 6:56 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracayFri 6:56 PM324 km201 miles175 nmWest W
Port of SpainFri 7:26 PM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
Saint George'sFri 7:26 PM350 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FernandoFri 7:26 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast E
ChaguanasFri 7:26 PM360 km223 miles194 nmEast E
ValenciaFri 6:56 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W

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