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 15, 2012 at 12:14:00 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: 4%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 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' 23.7"||15.76 mi||West||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||North||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 48.3"||945.16 mi||West||0° 06' 40.3"||7.65 mi||North||945.49 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 17.3"||922.72 mi||East||3° 10' 48.7"||218.69 mi||North||956.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:14 PM||318 km||198 miles||172 nm||S|
|Alofi||Fri 1:14 PM||1045 km||650 miles||565 nm||W|
|Papeete||Fri 2:14 PM||1113 km||691 miles||601 nm||E|
|Apia *||Sat 2:14 PM||1352 km||840 miles||730 nm||WNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:14 PM||1564 km||972 miles||845 nm||NW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:14 PM||1618 km||1006 miles||874 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:14 PM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||N|
|Suva *||Sat 1:14 PM||2277 km||1415 miles||1230 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:14 PM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm||WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:14 PM||2730 km||1696 miles||1474 nm||NW|
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