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 7:06:00 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: 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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"||16.57 mi||West||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||North||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.8"||993.93 mi||West||0° 11' 26.5"||13.11 mi||North||994.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 03.5"||802.12 mi||East||4° 38' 36.0"||319.06 mi||North||866.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Araguaína *||Mon 5:06 PM||234 km||145 miles||126 nm||WNW|
|São Félix do Xingu||Mon 4:06 PM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||W|
|Belém||Mon 4:06 PM||736 km||457 miles||397 nm||NNW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:06 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm||SSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:06 PM||951 km||591 miles||513 nm||ENE|
|Salvador||Mon 4:06 PM||1023 km||636 miles||553 nm||SE|
|Recife||Mon 4:06 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm||E|
|Cayenne||Mon 4:06 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm||NNW|
|Manaus||Mon 3:06 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:06 PM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm||S|
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