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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 = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 12:50:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 35° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.95 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.1"956.52 miWest0° 06' 36.0"7.57 miSouth956.28 mi
24 hours14° 12' 15.0"942.03 miEast2° 07' 34.5"146.22 miSouth947.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 9:50 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
Vitória *Sun 10:50 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 9:50 AM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:50 AM1044 km648 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 10:50 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 10:50 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 9:50 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 9:50 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 9:50 AM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 10:50 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmSouthwest SW

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