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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:12:00 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: 100%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 21° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"940.74 miWest0° 02' 27.9"2.83 miSouth940.87 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.3"756.29 miEast1° 25' 15.0"97.73 miSouth765.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 11:12 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauThu 11:12 PM361 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
KufraThu 11:12 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéThu 11:12 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
SabhaThu 11:12 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaThu 11:12 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 1:12 AM1303 km809 miles703 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 12:12 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaFri 12:12 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
TripoliThu 11:12 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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