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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 = Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:52:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.63 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"1003.50 miWest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 miNorth1003.68 mi
24 hours11° 09' 47.6"771.19 miEast4° 37' 40.0"317.97 miNorth834.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisTue 4:52 PM148 km92 miles80 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 4:52 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaTue 4:52 PM790 km491 miles426 nmEast E
CayenneTue 4:52 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 4:52 PM1314 km816 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorTue 4:52 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboTue 4:52 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 5:52 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouth S
ManausTue 3:52 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 3:52 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorthwest NW

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