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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 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' 02.2"||1004.21 mi||West||0° 11' 31.2"||13.19 mi||South||1004.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 28.7"||783.62 mi||East||4° 41' 54.0"||322.82 mi||South||848.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 5:28 AM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm||SSE|
|Belém||Thu 5:28 AM||860 km||535 miles||464 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Thu 5:28 AM||1181 km||734 miles||638 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Thu 5:28 AM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm||SSE|
|Paramaribo||Thu 5:28 AM||1509 km||937 miles||815 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Thu 5:28 AM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm||SSE|
|Georgetown||Thu 4:28 AM||1856 km||1154 miles||1002 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Thu 4:28 AM||2113 km||1313 miles||1141 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 6:28 AM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm||SSW|
|Bridgetown||Thu 4:28 AM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm||WNW|
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