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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 11:36:00 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: 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.20 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 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' 11.3"959.80 miWest0° 08' 48.8"10.10 miSouth959.50 mi
24 hours14° 20' 12.3"954.27 miEast3° 01' 21.8"207.87 miSouth969.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusMon 8:36 AM147 km91 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 8:36 AM165 km103 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 8:36 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth N
Vitória *Mon 9:36 AM548 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:36 AM927 km576 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 9:36 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:36 AM1235 km768 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:36 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmNorth N
BelémMon 8:36 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorthwest NW

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