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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 kilometres/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 23.3"||958.08 mi||West||0° 08' 33.1"||9.80 mi||North||958.47 mi|
|24 hours||13° 23' 41.1"||889.79 mi||East||3° 48' 25.4"||261.74 mi||North||935.06 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:20 PM||163 km||101 miles||88 nm||WNW|
|Goiânia *||Sat 3:20 PM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm||W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 3:20 PM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm||SSE|
|Barra do Garças||Sat 2:20 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm||W|
|Pirassununga *||Sat 3:20 PM||650 km||404 miles||351 nm||S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:20 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm||S|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:20 PM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||SSE|
|Salvador||Sat 2:20 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm||ENE|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:20 PM||1539 km||957 miles||831 nm||SW|
|Recife||Sat 2:20 PM||1544 km||959 miles||834 nm||NE|
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