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 = Friday, December 7, 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: 43%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 31.1"||16.73 mi||West||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||South||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 07.7"||1003.67 mi||West||0° 11' 54.3"||13.63 mi||South||1003.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 34.7"||816.39 mi||East||4° 44' 58.5"||326.35 mi||South||877.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 6:28 AM||290 km||180 miles||156 nm||SW|
|Natal||Fri 5:28 AM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||SW|
|Recife||Fri 5:28 AM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 5:28 AM||902 km||561 miles||487 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 5:28 AM||1494 km||928 miles||807 nm||SW|
|Belém||Fri 5:28 AM||1990 km||1236 miles||1074 nm||W|
|Praia||Fri 7:28 AM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 8:28 AM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm||ENE|
|Bissau||Fri 8:28 AM||2259 km||1404 miles||1220 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Fri 8:28 AM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm||NE|
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