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 5:20:00 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: 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 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' 27.7"||16.29 mi||West||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||North||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 43.3"||977.06 mi||West||0° 10' 24.4"||11.92 mi||North||977.45 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 49.9"||844.34 mi||East||4° 22' 45.1"||300.98 mi||North||902.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Sun 2:20 PM||424 km||264 miles||229 nm||NW|
|Recife||Sun 2:20 PM||522 km||324 miles||282 nm||NNW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:20 PM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm||W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 3:20 PM||947 km||589 miles||512 nm||N|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:20 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 3:20 PM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm||SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 3:20 PM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 3:20 PM||1895 km||1177 miles||1023 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 2:20 PM||2090 km||1299 miles||1128 nm||NW|
|Cayenne||Sun 2:20 PM||2870 km||1783 miles||1550 nm||NW|
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