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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 35° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.50 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 44.0"929.67 miWest0° 02' 13.1"2.54 miSouth929.56 mi
24 hours15° 21' 14.9"993.83 miEast0° 08' 49.5"10.12 miSouth993.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 11:26 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:26 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 10:26 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Wed 11:26 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 10:26 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 11:26 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaWed 10:26 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 10:26 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 10:26 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Wed 11:26 AM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmSouthwest SW

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