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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 6, 2012 at 8:08:00 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: 53%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 37° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.7"1004.16 miWest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 miSouth1004.33 mi
24 hours11° 20' 11.0"783.23 miEast4° 41' 46.1"322.66 miSouth847.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 5:08 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 6:08 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeThu 5:08 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémThu 5:08 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 5:08 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 5:08 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth S
PraiaThu 7:08 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboThu 5:08 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 6:08 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownThu 4:08 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-northwest WNW

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