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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 5:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 48° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.44 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.2"958.21 miWest0° 08' 34.2"9.82 miNorth958.60 mi
24 hours13° 23' 17.9"889.47 miEast3° 48' 44.1"262.09 miNorth934.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Anápolis *Sat 3:30 PM22 km13 miles12 nmSouthwest SW
Goiânia *Sat 3:30 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 3:30 PM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-northeast ENE
Barra do GarçasSat 2:30 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Sat 3:30 PM660 km410 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Sat 3:30 PM662 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Sat 3:30 PM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorSat 2:30 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 2:30 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmSouthwest SW

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