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, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 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: 21%
|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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 27.5"||16.33 mi||West||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||South||16.33 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 32.9"||979.58 mi||West||0° 10' 44.4"||12.30 mi||South||979.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 31.3"||908.43 mi||East||3° 58' 43.7"||273.53 mi||South||941.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Sun 7:26 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm||NNW|
|Recife||Sun 7:26 AM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm||N|
|Salvador||Sun 7:26 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||WSW|
|Natal||Sun 7:26 AM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm||N|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 8:26 AM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 7:26 AM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm||NNW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 8:26 AM||1494 km||928 miles||807 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 8:26 AM||1541 km||957 miles||832 nm||SW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 8:26 AM||1824 km||1133 miles||985 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 7:26 AM||1892 km||1175 miles||1021 nm||NW|
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