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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 25.4"||16.00 mi||West||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||North||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 34.5"||959.62 mi||West||0° 08' 44.1"||10.01 mi||North||960.02 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 10.6"||886.03 mi||East||3° 51' 58.3"||265.79 mi||North||932.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arequipa||Sat 2:16 PM||301 km||187 miles||163 nm||E|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sat 2:16 PM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sat 2:16 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||NW|
|La Paz||Sat 3:16 PM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||E|
|Cobija||Sat 3:16 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm||NE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 3:16 PM||964 km||599 miles||520 nm||NE|
|Sucre||Sat 3:16 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 2:16 PM||1636 km||1017 miles||883 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Sat 2:16 PM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm||NNW|
|Santiago *||Sat 4:16 PM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm||S|
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