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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 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: 12%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 18° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.68 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.02 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.8"960.87 miWest0° 08' 56.5"10.25 miSouth960.57 mi
24 hours14° 17' 24.7"952.10 miEast3° 05' 00.5"212.04 miSouth967.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 10:16 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmEast E
RecifeMon 7:16 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 7:16 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 7:16 AM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 10:16 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 8:16 AM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 10:16 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 10:16 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 10:16 AM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 10:16 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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