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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 8:38:00 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: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 33° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.1"1003.64 miWest0° 11' 54.4"13.63 miSouth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 48' 49.0"816.65 miEast4° 44' 56.9"326.32 miSouth877.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 6:38 AM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalFri 5:38 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 5:38 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:38 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 5:38 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 5:38 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
PraiaFri 7:38 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 6:38 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 5:38 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauFri 8:38 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE

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