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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 5%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 23° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.21 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.70 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.0"941.90 miWest0° 06' 02.2"6.92 miSouth941.64 mi
24 hours15° 02' 30.9"984.87 miEast1° 45' 29.9"120.95 miSouth986.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 8:36 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 8:36 AM1697 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownTue 11:36 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 9:36 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:36 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 9:36 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 9:36 AM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 11:36 AM3125 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 11:36 AM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémTue 8:36 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmWest-northwest WNW

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