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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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 1:36:00 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: 68%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 96° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.56 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.46 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.3"987.59 miWest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 miNorth987.38 mi
24 hours10° 51' 31.8"737.07 miEast3° 26' 02.9"236.07 miNorth769.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoFri 7:36 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth N
OaxacaFri 7:36 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
EscuintlaFri 7:36 PM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 7:36 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 7:36 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 7:36 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaFri 7:36 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 7:36 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzFri 7:36 PM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
San MiguelFri 7:36 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE

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