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 = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:06:00 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: 16%
|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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 kilometres/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 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' 27.7"||16.28 mi||West||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||North||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 42.1"||976.88 mi||West||0° 10' 23.6"||11.91 mi||North||977.28 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 19.4"||844.76 mi||East||4° 22' 30.9"||300.71 mi||North||902.58 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 2:06 PM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:06 PM||960 km||597 miles||519 nm||W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 3:06 PM||997 km||620 miles||539 nm||NNW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:06 PM||1371 km||852 miles||740 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 3:06 PM||1847 km||1147 miles||997 nm||SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 3:06 PM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 3:06 PM||2175 km||1352 miles||1174 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 2:06 PM||2405 km||1494 miles||1299 nm||WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 5:06 PM||2611 km||1622 miles||1410 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Sun 5:06 PM||2941 km||1828 miles||1588 nm||NE|
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