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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 12:06:00 PM.

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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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 45° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.5"959.39 miWest0° 08' 45.9"10.04 miSouth959.10 mi
24 hours14° 21' 14.6"955.07 miEast2° 59' 58.9"206.29 miSouth969.70 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 10:06 AM185 km115 miles100 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Mon 10:06 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
Goiânia *Mon 10:06 AM426 km264 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:06 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 9:06 AM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:06 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Mon 10:06 AM860 km535 miles465 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 9:06 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 9:06 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 9:06 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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