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 12:20:00 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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 kilometres/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 23.7"||15.76 mi||West||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||North||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 48.7"||945.23 mi||West||0° 06' 41.0"||7.66 mi||North||945.56 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 03.8"||922.53 mi||East||3° 11' 03.8"||218.98 mi||North||955.94 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:20 PM||364 km||226 miles||197 nm||SSE|
|Alofi||Fri 1:20 PM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm||W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:20 PM||1210 km||752 miles||653 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:20 PM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm||E|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:20 PM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm||NW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:20 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm||WSW|
|Suva *||Sat 1:20 PM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:20 PM||2283 km||1418 miles||1232 nm||NNE|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:20 PM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm||WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:20 PM||2628 km||1633 miles||1419 nm||NW|
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