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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 73° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 38.5"974.26 miWest0° 07' 51.4"9.00 miNorth974.01 mi
24 hours11° 03' 04.4"740.34 miEast2° 49' 15.6"193.97 miNorth760.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSat 8:46 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaSat 7:46 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboSat 8:16 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:46 PM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaSat 7:46 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 8:46 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WillemstadSat 8:46 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonSat 7:46 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
GonaïvesSat 7:46 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoSat 8:46 PM567 km353 miles306 nmNortheast NE

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