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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 40° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.88 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 05.9"0.11 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.8"941.14 miWest0° 05' 52.9"6.74 miSouth940.89 mi
24 hours15° 04' 03.4"985.86 miEast1° 41' 22.7"116.23 miSouth987.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Tue 10:46 AM143 km89 miles77 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 10:46 AM154 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 10:46 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 10:46 AM368 km229 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
Petrópolis *Tue 10:46 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Tue 10:46 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorTue 9:46 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Tue 10:46 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 10:46 AM849 km528 miles458 nmWest-northwest WNW

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