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 4:30:00 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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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"||15.81 mi||West||0° 00' 07.1"||0.14 mi||North||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 10.8"||948.21 mi||West||0° 07' 11.0"||8.24 mi||North||948.56 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 34.4"||914.64 mi||East||3° 21' 14.9"||230.64 mi||North||951.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sat 2:00 PM||498 km||309 miles||269 nm||WSW|
|Cairns||Sat 2:30 PM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm||E|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:00 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm||SW|
|Darwin||Sat 2:00 PM||1021 km||634 miles||551 nm||NW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:30 PM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm||NE|
|Jayapura||Sat 1:30 PM||1714 km||1065 miles||925 nm||N|
|Dili||Sat 1:30 PM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm||NW|
|Eucla||Sat 1:15 PM||1811 km||1125 miles||978 nm||SSW|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:30 PM||1827 km||1135 miles||986 nm||SE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 3:00 PM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||S|
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