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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 2:52:00 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 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 40° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 45.2"929.04 miWest0° 01' 52.6"2.15 miNorth929.14 mi
24 hours15° 05' 08.5"975.78 miEast1° 27' 17.8"100.08 miNorth985.45 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 12:52 PM51 km32 miles28 nmNorth N
Campos *Thu 12:52 PM151 km94 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
Macaé *Thu 12:52 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
Niterói *Thu 12:52 PM371 km231 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:52 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:52 PM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 12:52 PM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 11:52 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Thu 12:52 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:52 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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