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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 8:32:00 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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' South, Longitude: 55° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"1003.66 miWest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 miNorth1003.82 mi
24 hours11° 09' 07.3"770.50 miEast4° 37' 27.6"317.73 miNorth834.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémTue 5:32 PM72 km45 miles39 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausTue 4:32 PM531 km330 miles287 nmWest W
São Félix do XinguTue 5:32 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
BelémTue 5:32 PM770 km478 miles416 nmEast E
CayenneTue 5:32 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 5:32 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 5:32 PM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 5:32 PM981 km609 miles530 nmNorth N
GeorgetownTue 4:32 PM1106 km688 miles597 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoTue 4:32 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW

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