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 3:56:00 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: 7%
|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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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"||15.68 mi||West||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||South||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 23.5"||940.70 mi||West||0° 05' 40.2"||6.50 mi||South||940.45 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 15.9"||963.43 mi||East||1° 36' 06.9"||110.19 mi||South||964.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 12:56 PM||881 km||548 miles||476 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:56 PM||1121 km||697 miles||605 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Wed 12:56 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm||N|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:56 PM||1477 km||918 miles||797 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:56 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:56 PM||1794 km||1115 miles||969 nm||NNW|
|Belém||Wed 12:56 PM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:56 PM||2606 km||1619 miles||1407 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:56 PM||2861 km||1778 miles||1545 nm||SW|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:56 PM||2938 km||1826 miles||1586 nm||E|
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