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 1:26:00 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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 kilometres/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.6"||15.50 mi||West||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||South||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 44.0"||929.67 mi||West||0° 02' 13.1"||2.54 mi||South||929.56 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 14.9"||993.83 mi||East||0° 08' 49.5"||10.12 mi||South||993.40 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Wed 11:26 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 11:26 AM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 10:26 AM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||NNW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 11:26 AM||1232 km||765 miles||665 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Wed 10:26 AM||1394 km||866 miles||753 nm||N|
|Brasilia *||Wed 11:26 AM||1454 km||904 miles||785 nm||WNW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 10:26 AM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm||NNW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 10:26 AM||2364 km||1469 miles||1276 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Wed 10:26 AM||2574 km||1599 miles||1390 nm||NW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 11:26 AM||2600 km||1616 miles||1404 nm||SW|
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