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 = Wednesday, December 12, 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).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.89 meters/second, 1497.2 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 21.8"||15.51 mi||West||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||South||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 46.0"||929.99 mi||West||0° 02' 24.1"||2.76 mi||South||929.87 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 09.4"||994.03 mi||East||0° 13' 20.0"||15.29 mi||South||993.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 12:16 PM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Wed 9:16 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:16 AM||2304 km||1431 miles||1244 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:16 AM||2579 km||1602 miles||1392 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:16 AM||2875 km||1787 miles||1552 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:16 AM||2933 km||1822 miles||1584 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:16 PM||3090 km||1920 miles||1669 nm||NNE|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:16 AM||3165 km||1967 miles||1709 nm||W|
|Freetown||Wed 12:16 PM||3267 km||2030 miles||1764 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Wed 12:16 PM||3268 km||2031 miles||1765 nm||NNE|
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