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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 8:02:00 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: 46%
|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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.5"||16.76 mi||West||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||North||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 34.5"||1005.47 mi||West||0° 11' 21.8"||13.01 mi||North||1005.50 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 43.6"||750.98 mi||East||4° 25' 03.1"||303.54 mi||North||808.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 5:02 PM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm||SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 6:02 PM||797 km||495 miles||430 nm||SE|
|Recife||Wed 5:02 PM||1113 km||691 miles||601 nm||S|
|Belém||Wed 5:02 PM||1344 km||835 miles||726 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 5:02 PM||1640 km||1019 miles||885 nm||S|
|Cayenne||Wed 5:02 PM||1757 km||1091 miles||948 nm||WNW|
|Praia||Wed 7:02 PM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm||NE|
|Paramaribo||Wed 5:02 PM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm||WNW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 6:02 PM||2291 km||1424 miles||1237 nm||SSW|
|Georgetown||Wed 4:02 PM||2431 km||1511 miles||1313 nm||WNW|
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