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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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 41° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 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' 02.2"1004.21 miWest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 miSouth1004.37 mi
24 hours11° 20' 28.7"783.62 miEast4° 41' 54.0"322.82 miSouth848.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 5:28 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémThu 5:28 AM860 km535 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 5:28 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:28 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboThu 5:28 AM1509 km937 miles815 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:28 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 4:28 AM1856 km1154 miles1002 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausThu 4:28 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:28 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:28 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-northwest WNW

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