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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 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: 12%
|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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.68 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.2 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' 25.4"||16.02 mi||West||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||South||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 18.8"||960.87 mi||West||0° 08' 56.5"||10.25 mi||South||960.57 mi|
|24 hours||14° 17' 24.7"||952.10 mi||East||3° 05' 00.5"||212.04 mi||South||967.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)||Mon 10:16 AM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Mon 10:16 AM||1415 km||879 miles||764 nm||E|
|Recife||Mon 7:16 AM||1929 km||1199 miles||1042 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 7:16 AM||2129 km||1323 miles||1150 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 7:16 AM||2516 km||1564 miles||1359 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:16 AM||2584 km||1606 miles||1395 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 8:16 AM||2673 km||1661 miles||1443 nm||WSW|
|Freetown||Mon 10:16 AM||2737 km||1701 miles||1478 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 10:16 AM||2836 km||1762 miles||1531 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Mon 10:16 AM||2838 km||1763 miles||1532 nm||NE|
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