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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:46:00 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: 14%
|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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 kilometres/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.0"||15.52 mi||West||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||South||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.7"||930.92 mi||West||0° 02' 10.4"||2.49 mi||South||930.82 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 02.8"||950.31 mi||East||0° 10' 42.3"||12.28 mi||South||949.83 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 3:46 PM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Thu 12:46 PM||2459 km||1528 miles||1328 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Thu 12:46 PM||2532 km||1573 miles||1367 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 12:46 PM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Thu 3:46 PM||3042 km||1890 miles||1642 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:46 PM||3071 km||1908 miles||1658 nm||NW|
|São Paulo||Thu 12:46 PM||3162 km||1965 miles||1708 nm||WSW|
|Abidjan||Thu 3:46 PM||3164 km||1966 miles||1709 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 3:46 PM||3242 km||2014 miles||1750 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 3:46 PM||3264 km||2028 miles||1762 nm||NNE|
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