Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 21%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.5"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 27.3"||978.83 mi||west||0° 10' 40.9"||12.24 mi||south||978.59 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 48.8"||910.42 mi||east||3° 56' 52.7"||271.41 mi||south||943.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Palmas *||Sun 9:26 AM||220 km||137 miles||119 nm||NE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 9:26 AM||471 km||292 miles||254 nm||SSE|
|Goiânia *||Sun 9:26 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm||S|
|Barra do Garças||Sun 8:26 AM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm||SSW|
|São Félix do Xingu||Sun 8:26 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||NNW|
|Belém||Sun 8:26 AM||1153 km||716 miles||623 nm||N|
|Salvador||Sun 8:26 AM||1200 km||746 miles||648 nm||E|
|São Paulo *||Sun 9:26 AM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 9:26 AM||1401 km||871 miles||756 nm||SSE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 8:26 AM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm||NE|
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