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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.39 meters/second, 1495.4 km/hour, 929.2 miles/hour or 807.5 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' 21.6"||15.49 mi||West||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||South||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 39.1"||928.89 mi||West||0° 01' 41.3"||1.93 mi||South||928.81 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 06.0"||992.93 mi||East||0° 04' 04.0"||4.66 mi||North||993.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 11:46 AM||1154 km||717 miles||623 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Wed 12:46 PM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm||ENE|
|Santiago *||Wed 1:46 PM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm||SE|
|Sucre||Wed 12:46 PM||1864 km||1158 miles||1006 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Wed 12:46 PM||2015 km||1252 miles||1088 nm||NE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 11:46 AM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm||N|
|Córdoba||Wed 1:46 PM||2214 km||1376 miles||1196 nm||SE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 10:46 AM||2313 km||1437 miles||1249 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Wed 11:46 AM||2324 km||1444 miles||1255 nm||NNE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 1:46 PM||2641 km||1641 miles||1426 nm||ESE|
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