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 6:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 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||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 47.7"||977.63 mi||West||0° 10' 27.0"||11.97 mi||North||978.03 mi|
|24 hours||12° 28' 13.7"||842.96 mi||East||4° 23' 30.9"||301.85 mi||North||901.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barreiras||Sun 3:06 PM||97 km||60 miles||52 nm||W|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:06 PM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:06 PM||617 km||384 miles||333 nm||E|
|Recife||Sun 3:06 PM||1112 km||691 miles||600 nm||ENE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:06 PM||1127 km||700 miles||609 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:06 PM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm||S|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:06 PM||1277 km||794 miles||690 nm||SSW|
|Belém||Sun 3:06 PM||1289 km||801 miles||696 nm||NNW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:06 PM||2024 km||1258 miles||1093 nm||SW|
|Manaus||Sun 2:06 PM||2024 km||1258 miles||1093 nm||WNW|
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