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 12, 2012 at 3:56:00 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).
The Moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 415.47 meters/second, 1495.7 kilometres/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.6"||15.49 mi||West||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||South||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 40.3"||929.07 mi||West||0° 01' 49.2"||2.09 mi||South||928.97 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 11.8"||993.20 mi||East||0° 00' 50.7"||0.97 mi||North||993.25 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique *||Wed 12:56 PM||107 km||66 miles||58 nm||ENE|
|Antofagasta *||Wed 12:56 PM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm||S|
|Arequipa||Wed 10:56 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm||N|
|La Paz||Wed 11:56 AM||559 km||347 miles||302 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Wed 11:56 AM||631 km||392 miles||340 nm||ENE|
|Cochabamba||Wed 11:56 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm||NE|
|Salta||Wed 12:56 PM||729 km||453 miles||393 nm||SE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Wed 10:56 AM||855 km||531 miles||462 nm||N|
|Santa Cruz||Wed 11:56 AM||885 km||550 miles||478 nm||ENE|
|Tucumán||Wed 12:56 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm||SE|
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