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 6:56:00 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).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%
|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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 428.95 meters/second, 1544.2 kilometres/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 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' 25.4"||15.99 mi||West||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||North||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.7"||959.35 mi||West||0° 08' 42.3"||9.98 mi||North||959.75 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 57.2"||886.68 mi||East||3° 51' 22.2"||265.11 mi||North||932.96 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|La Paz||Sat 2:56 PM||158 km||98 miles||85 nm||ESE|
|Arequipa||Sat 1:56 PM||223 km||138 miles||120 nm||WSW|
|Cochabamba||Sat 2:56 PM||390 km||242 miles||210 nm||ESE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sat 1:56 PM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm||NW|
|Cobija||Sat 2:56 PM||553 km||344 miles||299 nm||N|
|Sucre||Sat 2:56 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm||SE|
|Riberalta||Sat 2:56 PM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||NE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:56 PM||688 km||428 miles||372 nm||NNE|
|Santa Cruz||Sat 2:56 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||ESE|
|Antofagasta *||Sat 3:56 PM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm||S|
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