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 8:06:00 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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 25.5"||16.01 mi||West||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||North||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 39.5"||960.29 mi||West||0° 08' 48.9"||10.10 mi||North||960.69 mi|
|24 hours||13° 17' 14.1"||884.41 mi||East||3° 53' 27.4"||267.49 mi||North||931.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sat 3:06 PM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm||ENE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 3:06 PM||1660 km||1032 miles||897 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 2:06 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Sat 3:06 PM||1925 km||1196 miles||1040 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Sat 4:06 PM||1947 km||1210 miles||1052 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sat 4:06 PM||2109 km||1310 miles||1139 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 4:06 PM||2265 km||1408 miles||1223 nm||ESE|
|Santiago *||Sat 5:06 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm||SE|
|Bogota||Sat 3:06 PM||2633 km||1636 miles||1422 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Sat 3:06 PM||2685 km||1668 miles||1450 nm||WSW|
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