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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 11:56:00 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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 42° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 09.4"959.53 miWest0° 08' 46.8"10.06 miSouth959.23 mi
24 hours14° 20' 53.8"954.80 miEast3° 00' 26.6"206.82 miSouth969.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Mon 9:56 AM138 km86 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 9:56 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 9:56 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 9:56 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 8:56 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
Goiânia *Mon 9:56 AM679 km422 miles367 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:56 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 9:56 AM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:56 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 8:56 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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