Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:46:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.4"||15.69 mi||West||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||South||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 26.0"||941.38 mi||West||0° 05' 49.9"||6.69 mi||South||941.13 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 49.9"||963.61 mi||East||1° 40' 12.5"||114.89 mi||South||965.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 2:46 PM||1186 km||737 miles||641 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Wed 11:46 AM||2333 km||1449 miles||1260 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 11:46 AM||2450 km||1522 miles||1323 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 11:46 AM||2813 km||1748 miles||1519 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 2:46 PM||2865 km||1780 miles||1547 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:46 AM||2936 km||1824 miles||1585 nm||WNW|
|Abidjan||Wed 2:46 PM||3012 km||1872 miles||1626 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 2:46 PM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 2:46 PM||3104 km||1929 miles||1676 nm||NNE|
|Guarulhos||Wed 11:46 AM||3159 km||1963 miles||1706 nm||WSW|
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