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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 5:10:00 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: 8%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 kilometres/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 25.2"||15.97 mi||West||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||North||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 22.2"||957.94 mi||West||0° 08' 32.2"||9.78 mi||North||958.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 04.6"||890.12 mi||East||3° 48' 06.6"||261.38 mi||North||935.27 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Sat 3:10 PM||57 km||36 miles||31 nm||SSE|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 3:10 PM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm||S|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:10 PM||416 km||259 miles||225 nm||W|
|Goiânia *||Sat 3:10 PM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm||W|
|Vitória *||Sat 3:10 PM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm||SE|
|Salvador||Sat 2:10 PM||696 km||433 miles||376 nm||ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:10 PM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm||S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:10 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm||SSW|
|Recife||Sat 2:10 PM||1342 km||834 miles||725 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:10 PM||1508 km||937 miles||814 nm||NNE|
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