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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 2:36:00 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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 110° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.32 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.45 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 33' 00.5"987.05 miWest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 miNorth986.84 mi
24 hours10° 51' 55.6"737.12 miEast3° 24' 35.7"234.41 miNorth768.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaFri 8:36 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraFri 8:36 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoFri 8:36 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanFri 7:36 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonFri 8:36 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesFri 8:36 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 8:36 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiFri 8:36 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 8:36 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 7:36 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth N

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