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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 = Monday, December 31, 2012 at 8:34:00 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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 94° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.3"983.00 miWest0° 09' 08.1"10.47 miSouth983.34 mi
24 hours11° 02' 20.5"746.49 miEast3° 54' 12.1"268.28 miSouth797.82 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 HuatulcoMon 2:34 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaMon 2:34 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezMon 2:34 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 2:34 AM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaMon 2:34 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaMon 2:34 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 2:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoMon 2:34 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelMon 2:34 AM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzMon 2:34 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth N

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