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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 9:46:00 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: 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' North, Longitude: 112° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.5"983.70 miWest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 miSouth984.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 59.7"746.61 miEast3° 55' 40.7"269.97 miSouth798.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaMon 3:46 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 3:46 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanMon 2:46 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoMon 3:46 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonMon 3:46 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesMon 3:46 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 3:46 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiMon 3:46 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 2:46 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNorth N
VeracruzMon 3:46 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE

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