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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 9:28:00 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: 42%

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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' South, Longitude: 45° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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' 04.6"1003.48 miWest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 miSouth1003.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 02.0"817.96 miEast4° 44' 48.1"326.16 miSouth878.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisFri 6:28 AM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 6:28 AM382 km238 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaFri 6:28 AM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 6:28 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 6:28 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorFri 6:28 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 6:28 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 7:28 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:28 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 5:28 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorthwest NW

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