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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 47° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 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' 07.6"959.26 miWest0° 08' 44.8"10.03 miSouth958.96 mi
24 hours14° 21' 35.2"955.34 miEast2° 59' 31.0"205.76 miSouth969.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Mon 10:16 AM17 km11 miles9 nmNorthwest NW
Anápolis *Mon 10:16 AM136 km85 miles73 nmWest-southwest WSW
Goiânia *Mon 10:16 AM181 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasMon 9:16 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:16 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
Pirassununga *Mon 10:16 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 10:16 AM855 km532 miles462 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:16 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 9:16 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Mon 9:16 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW

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