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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 11:46:00 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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 40° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.14 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 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' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.4"959.66 miWest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 miSouth959.37 mi
24 hours14° 20' 33.1"954.54 miEast3° 00' 54.2"207.34 miSouth969.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaMon 8:46 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ItabunaMon 8:46 AM179 km111 miles96 nmNortheast NE
IlhéusMon 8:46 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
JequiéMon 8:46 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Teófilo Otoni *Mon 9:46 AM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorMon 8:46 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
Vitória *Mon 9:46 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Mon 9:46 AM579 km360 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 9:46 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:46 AM838 km521 miles452 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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