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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:16:00 PM.
= 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: 5%
|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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 23.0"||15.70 mi||West||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||South||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.9"||941.47 mi||West||0° 05' 56.9"||6.82 mi||South||941.21 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 24.1"||985.44 mi||East||1° 43' 09.0"||118.25 mi||South||987.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Tue 9:16 AM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:16 AM||1113 km||691 miles||601 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Tue 9:16 AM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm||N|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:16 AM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 10:16 AM||1576 km||979 miles||851 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:16 AM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm||NNW|
|Belém||Tue 9:16 AM||2534 km||1575 miles||1368 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Tue 9:16 AM||2595 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Tue 10:16 AM||2864 km||1779 miles||1546 nm||SW|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:16 PM||2957 km||1837 miles||1597 nm||E|
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