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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 11:26:00 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: 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 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.26 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.2"959.93 miWest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 miSouth959.63 mi
24 hours14° 19' 51.4"954.00 miEast3° 01' 49.4"208.40 miSouth969.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 8:26 AM427 km265 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 8:26 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 8:26 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:26 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 9:26 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 8:26 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 9:26 AM1429 km888 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 8:26 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 8:26 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 8:26 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmNorthwest NW

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