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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' South, Longitude: 51° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.5"978.72 miWest0° 10' 40.4"12.23 miSouth978.48 mi
24 hours13° 27' 08.7"910.70 miEast3° 56' 36.5"271.10 miSouth943.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSun 8:36 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguSun 8:36 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Sun 9:36 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sun 9:36 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSun 8:36 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausSun 7:36 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 9:36 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSun 8:36 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:36 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 8:36 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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