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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:26:00 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: 21%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.32 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.4"978.84 miWest0° 10' 40.9"12.24 miSouth978.60 mi
24 hours13° 26' 46.2"910.38 miEast3° 56' 54.8"271.45 miSouth942.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palmas *Sun 9:26 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Sun 9:26 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Sun 9:26 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSun 8:26 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
São Félix do XinguSun 8:26 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 8:26 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 8:26 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sun 9:26 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:26 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 8:26 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE

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