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 4:10:00 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: 5%
|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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.88 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 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' 24.1"||15.80 mi||West||0° 00' 07.1"||0.14 mi||North||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 08.9"||947.96 mi||West||0° 07' 08.6"||8.19 mi||North||948.32 mi|
|24 hours||13° 54' 20.4"||915.28 mi||East||3° 20' 27.5"||229.73 mi||North||951.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Normanton||Sat 2:10 PM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm||W|
|Cairns||Sat 2:10 PM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm||ENE|
|Tennant Creek||Sat 1:40 PM||983 km||611 miles||531 nm||WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:10 PM||1025 km||637 miles||554 nm||NNE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 1:40 PM||1173 km||729 miles||633 nm||SW|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:10 PM||1451 km||902 miles||784 nm||SE|
|Darwin||Sat 1:40 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm||WNW|
|Jayapura||Sat 1:10 PM||1725 km||1072 miles||932 nm||N|
|Sydney *||Sat 3:10 PM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm||SSE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 2:40 PM||1942 km||1207 miles||1049 nm||SSW|
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