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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 5:20:00 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: 8%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 46° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.3"958.08 miWest0° 08' 33.1"9.80 miNorth958.47 mi
24 hours13° 23' 41.1"889.79 miEast3° 48' 25.4"261.74 miNorth935.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sat 3:20 PM163 km101 miles88 nmWest-northwest WNW
Goiânia *Sat 3:20 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Sat 3:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasSat 2:20 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Sat 3:20 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 3:20 PM814 km506 miles439 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:20 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 2:20 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 2:20 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNortheast NE

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