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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 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"||15.50 mi||West||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||South||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 45.8"||929.94 mi||West||0° 02' 22.7"||2.73 mi||South||929.83 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 10.6"||994.01 mi||East||0° 12' 41.4"||14.55 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 12:26 PM||1670 km||1038 miles||902 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Wed 9:26 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:26 AM||2069 km||1286 miles||1117 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:26 AM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:26 AM||2684 km||1668 miles||1449 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:26 AM||2688 km||1670 miles||1452 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:26 AM||2917 km||1812 miles||1575 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:26 PM||3171 km||1970 miles||1712 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:26 PM||3322 km||2064 miles||1794 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Wed 12:26 PM||3402 km||2114 miles||1837 nm||NE|
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