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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 02.3"||0.05 mi||South||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 45.4"||929.90 mi||West||0° 02' 21.0"||2.70 mi||South||929.78 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 11.4"||993.98 mi||East||0° 12' 02.7"||13.81 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.
|Salvador||Wed 9:36 AM||1840 km||1143 miles||993 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Wed 9:36 AM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm||NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 12:36 PM||1912 km||1188 miles||1033 nm||ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:36 AM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:36 AM||2444 km||1519 miles||1320 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:36 AM||2505 km||1556 miles||1352 nm||NW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:36 AM||2669 km||1658 miles||1441 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:36 PM||3271 km||2032 miles||1766 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:36 PM||3397 km||2111 miles||1834 nm||NNE|
|Belém||Wed 9:36 AM||3475 km||2159 miles||1877 nm||NW|
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