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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 = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 7:16:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 48° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.40 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.7"994.02 miWest0° 11' 26.8"13.11 miNorth994.32 mi
24 hours11° 41' 47.5"801.88 miEast4° 38' 38.4"319.11 miNorth866.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Araguaína *Mon 5:16 PM64 km40 miles35 nmNortheast NE
São Félix do XinguMon 4:16 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémMon 4:16 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 5:16 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 4:16 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 4:16 PM1251 km777 miles676 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 3:16 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneMon 4:16 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeMon 4:16 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:16 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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