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 18, 2011 at 12:48:00 AM.
= 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: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM|
|This phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Saturday, December 24, 2011 at 6:08 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 30.2"||16.70 mi||West||0° 00' 13.3"||0.25 mi||South||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 10.1"||1001.75 mi||West||0° 13' 14.8"||15.17 mi||South||1001.76 mi|
|24 hours||12° 08' 08.6"||838.25 mi||East||5° 13' 14.6"||358.74 mi||South||908.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Addu City||Sun 5:48 AM||389 km||242 miles||210 nm||NW|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 6:48 AM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm||SW|
|Male||Sun 5:48 AM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 6:18 AM||1194 km||742 miles||645 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sun 6:18 AM||1196 km||743 miles||646 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sun 6:18 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm||N|
|Madurai||Sun 6:18 AM||1459 km||907 miles||788 nm||N|
|Bengaluru||Sun 6:18 AM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm||N|
|Chennai||Sun 6:18 AM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Sun 4:48 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||W|
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