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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 120° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.97 meters/second, 1583.9 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 16.2"984.02 miWest0° 09' 14.4"10.58 miSouth984.36 mi
24 hours11° 01' 50.2"746.67 miEast3° 56' 22.2"270.76 miSouth798.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanMon 3:20 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 4:20 AM2082 km1293 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 3:20 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesMon 4:20 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoMon 4:20 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaMon 2:20 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth N
San DiegoMon 2:20 AM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth N
MexicaliMon 2:20 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 4:20 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesMon 2:20 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth N

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