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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 = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 6:34:00 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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' North, Longitude: 36° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"985.61 miWest0° 09' 22.7"10.74 miSouth985.94 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.2"747.03 miEast3° 59' 54.2"274.80 miSouth800.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 5:34 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaTue 3:34 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 3:34 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 3:34 AM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW
DakarTue 6:34 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboTue 3:34 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulTue 6:34 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmEast E
RecifeTue 3:34 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouth S
BissauTue 6:34 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 6:34 AM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmEast-northeast ENE

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