Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.2"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 08.4"||959.38 mi||west||0° 08' 45.7"||10.04 mi||south||959.08 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 16.8"||955.10 mi||east||2° 59' 55.7"||206.23 mi||south||969.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Mon 10:06 AM||212 km||131 miles||114 nm||ESE|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:06 AM||242 km||150 miles||131 nm||W|
|Goiânia *||Mon 10:06 AM||403 km||251 miles||218 nm||WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Mon 10:06 AM||466 km||290 miles||252 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:06 AM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm||SSE|
|Salvador||Mon 9:06 AM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:06 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm||S|
|Recife||Mon 9:06 AM||1451 km||902 miles||784 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:06 AM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm||NNE|
|Belém||Mon 9:06 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm||NNW|
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