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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:42:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 37° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.43 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.0"929.00 miWest0° 01' 51.0"2.12 miNorth929.10 mi
24 hours15° 05' 21.2"975.98 miEast1° 26' 41.9"99.40 miNorth985.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 12:42 PM252 km156 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Thu 12:42 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:42 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:42 PM634 km394 miles342 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 11:42 AM863 km537 miles466 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:42 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:42 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 11:42 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-southwest WSW

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