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 = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:46:00 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: 46%
|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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 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' 27.2"||15.95 mi||West||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||North||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 19.9"||956.69 mi||West||0° 07' 32.9"||8.65 mi||North||957.05 mi|
|24 hours||12° 41' 25.0"||839.91 mi||East||3° 23' 54.5"||233.66 mi||North||878.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:46 PM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm||E|
|Recife||Sun 3:46 PM||2180 km||1355 miles||1177 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:46 PM||2359 km||1466 miles||1274 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:46 PM||2656 km||1651 miles||1434 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:46 PM||2779 km||1727 miles||1500 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:46 PM||2825 km||1756 miles||1525 nm||WSW|
|Freetown||Sun 6:46 PM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:46 PM||2840 km||1764 miles||1533 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 6:46 PM||2921 km||1815 miles||1577 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 6:46 PM||2944 km||1829 miles||1590 nm||N|
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