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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:26:00 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: 35%
|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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 30.0"||16.64 mi||West||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||South||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 05.4"||998.37 mi||West||0° 11' 50.1"||13.55 mi||South||998.29 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 02.0"||846.85 mi||East||4° 37' 36.4"||317.96 mi||South||900.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:26 AM||453 km||282 miles||245 nm||ESE|
|Addu City||Sat 7:26 AM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm||NE|
|Male||Sat 7:26 AM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Sat 6:26 AM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm||W|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 7:56 AM||1805 km||1121 miles||975 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 7:56 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 7:56 AM||1857 km||1154 miles||1003 nm||NE|
|Madurai||Sat 7:56 AM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm||NNE|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:26 AM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:26 AM||2218 km||1378 miles||1197 nm||SW|
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