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 8:28:00 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: 32%
|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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 29.7"||16.60 mi||West||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||South||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 40.3"||995.67 mi||West||0° 11' 43.9"||13.44 mi||South||995.56 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 24.0"||857.98 mi||East||4° 32' 58.1"||312.66 mi||South||908.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)||Sat 8:28 AM||500 km||311 miles||270 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:28 AM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:28 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||945 nm||SE|
|Recife||Sat 5:28 AM||1785 km||1109 miles||964 nm||W|
|Freetown||Sat 8:28 AM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 8:28 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm||NNE|
|Bissau||Sat 8:28 AM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sat 8:28 AM||2114 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 8:28 AM||2121 km||1318 miles||1145 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:28 AM||2213 km||1375 miles||1195 nm||W|
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