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 = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 6:56:00 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: 26%
|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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 29.8"||16.56 mi||West||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||North||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.0"||993.84 mi||West||0° 11' 26.3"||13.10 mi||North||994.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 19.3"||802.37 mi||East||4° 38' 33.4"||319.01 mi||North||866.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Mon 3:56 PM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm||NE|
|Salvador||Mon 3:56 PM||818 km||508 miles||442 nm||SE|
|Belém||Mon 3:56 PM||870 km||540 miles||470 nm||NW|
|Recife||Mon 3:56 PM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm||E|
|Brasilia *||Mon 4:56 PM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm||SSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 4:56 PM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm||S|
|Cayenne||Mon 3:56 PM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 4:56 PM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm||S|
|Manaus||Mon 2:56 PM||1876 km||1166 miles||1013 nm||WNW|
|Paramaribo||Mon 3:56 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||NW|
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