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, December 6, 2012 at 8:08:00 AM.
= 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: 53%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 32.0"||16.74 mi||West||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||South||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 02.7"||1004.16 mi||West||0° 11' 30.7"||13.18 mi||South||1004.33 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 11.0"||783.23 mi||East||4° 41' 46.1"||322.66 mi||South||847.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 5:08 AM||740 km||460 miles||399 nm||SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 6:08 AM||902 km||561 miles||487 nm||SE|
|Recife||Thu 5:08 AM||1227 km||762 miles||662 nm||SSE|
|Belém||Thu 5:08 AM||1351 km||840 miles||730 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Thu 5:08 AM||1710 km||1062 miles||923 nm||W|
|Salvador||Thu 5:08 AM||1747 km||1086 miles||943 nm||S|
|Praia||Thu 7:08 AM||2006 km||1247 miles||1083 nm||NE|
|Paramaribo||Thu 5:08 AM||2035 km||1264 miles||1099 nm||W|
|Brasilia *||Thu 6:08 AM||2372 km||1474 miles||1281 nm||SSW|
|Georgetown||Thu 4:08 AM||2380 km||1479 miles||1285 nm||WNW|
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