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 = Sunday, December 16, 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: 17%
|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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 27.9"||16.32 mi||West||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||North||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 58.9"||979.12 mi||West||0° 10' 33.7"||12.10 mi||North||979.51 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 05.6"||839.39 mi||East||4° 25' 25.1"||304.03 mi||North||898.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 3:06 PM||148 km||92 miles||80 nm||SSE|
|Cuzco||Sun 3:06 PM||215 km||134 miles||116 nm||SSE|
|Huancayo||Sun 3:06 PM||235 km||146 miles||127 nm||W|
|Lima||Sun 3:06 PM||435 km||270 miles||235 nm||W|
|Cobija||Sun 4:06 PM||477 km||296 miles||258 nm||ENE|
|Arequipa||Sun 3:06 PM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm||SSE|
|Rio Branco||Sun 4:06 PM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Sun 4:06 PM||734 km||456 miles||396 nm||SE|
|Riberalta||Sun 4:06 PM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm||E|
|Sucre||Sun 4:06 PM||1147 km||713 miles||620 nm||SE|
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