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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 8:28:00 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: 37%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 30.4"||16.68 mi||West||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||South||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 28.0"||1000.59 mi||West||0° 11' 53.8"||13.62 mi||South||1000.55 mi|
|24 hours||12° 07' 29.4"||836.25 mi||East||4° 41' 05.1"||321.93 mi||South||892.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Buka||Sat 6:28 AM||133 km||82 miles||72 nm||SSW|
|Arawa||Sat 6:28 AM||208 km||129 miles||112 nm||S|
|Gizo||Sat 7:28 AM||449 km||279 miles||242 nm||SSE|
|Honiara||Sat 7:28 AM||764 km||475 miles||413 nm||SE|
|Lae||Sat 6:28 AM||951 km||591 miles||513 nm||WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:28 AM||1052 km||654 miles||568 nm||WSW|
|Palikir||Sat 7:28 AM||1290 km||802 miles||697 nm||NNE|
|Yaren||Sat 8:28 AM||1366 km||849 miles||738 nm||ENE|
|Jayapura||Sat 5:28 AM||1628 km||1011 miles||879 nm||W|
|Cairns||Sat 6:28 AM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm||SW|
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