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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 11:06:00 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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 30° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.1"960.20 miWest0° 08' 51.6"10.16 miSouth959.90 mi
24 hours14° 19' 09.6"953.46 miEast3° 02' 44.3"209.44 miSouth968.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 8:06 AM868 km539 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 8:06 AM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:06 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:06 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 9:06 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:06 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 8:06 AM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownMon 11:06 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 8:06 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 8:06 AM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmNorthwest NW

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