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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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 76%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' North, Longitude: 68° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.24 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.8"974.46 miWest0° 07' 52.7"9.03 miNorth974.21 mi
24 hours11° 02' 52.8"740.27 miEast2° 49' 50.0"194.63 miNorth760.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WillemstadSat 8:26 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadSat 8:26 PM273 km170 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
MayagüezSat 8:26 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PonceSat 8:26 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La RomanaSat 8:26 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
Punta CanaSat 8:26 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
CaracasSat 7:56 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaySat 7:56 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
ValenciaSat 7:56 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth S
Santo DomingoSat 8:26 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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