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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 12:36:00 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: 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 38° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.69 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.5"941.25 miWest0° 05' 54.2"6.77 miSouth941.00 mi
24 hours15° 03' 50.4"985.72 miEast1° 41' 58.1"116.90 miSouth987.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 10:36 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 10:36 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 9:36 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
Niterói *Tue 10:36 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:36 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 10:36 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:36 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 9:36 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 9:36 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 9:36 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest-southwest WSW

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